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Providers stand ready to fill Roadrunner's shoes

October 25, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

Roadrunner Mobility, which provides power wheelchair repairs through a nationwide network of technicians, is set to close by the end of this year. But its customers won't be left in the lurch. “Providers have been calling me looking for Roadrunner's ex-customers so they can offer them repair services,” said Martin Szmal, founder of The Mobility Consultants.Invacare announced in July that it would close Roadrunner Mobility. It acquired the company in 2007, when it had 100 customers.One...

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Invacare to close Roadrunner Mobility

August 2, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ELYRIA, Ohio - Distancing itself even further from the services side of the business, Invacare announced July 26 that it will close Roadrunner Mobility by the end of this year.Invacare acquired Roadrunner Mobility, a company that provides power wheelchair repairs through a nationwide network of technicians, in 2007.“This is related to reducing complexity and focusing on our core equipment product line,” said Lara Mahoney, director of investor relations and corporate communications at...

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Invacare to close Roadrunner Mobility

August 2, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ELYRIA, Ohio - Distancing itself even further from the services side of the business, Invacare announced July 26 that it will close Roadrunner Mobility by the end of this year.Invacare acquired Roadrunner Mobility, a company that provides power wheelchair repairs through a nationwide network of technicians, in 2007.“This is related to reducing complexity and focusing on our core equipment product line,” said Lara Mahoney, director of investor relations and corporate communications at...

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Invacare sheds another biz

July 29, 2013HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare will close Roadrunner Mobility by the end of this year, according to Lara Mahoney, director of investor relations and corporate communications. Invacare bought Roadrunner Mobility, a nationwide network of technicians repairing most brands of consumer power wheelchairs, in 2008. “This is related to reducing complexity and focusing on our core equipment product line,” she said. “Roadrunner Mobility was a great additional service to offer to customers, but we're...

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Power chair market hits speed bump

February 27, 2011John Andrews

The elimination of the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs represents a significant obstacle for mobility providers, manufacturers say. The new policy will test the industry's financial acumen as it restricts cash flow. "Of course there will be significant changes," said Ken Easlick, general manager of North Ridgeville, Ohio-based Roadrunner Mobility. "Regardless of size, the issue will be primarily related to cash management. Can the provider carry the cost of doing business for the...

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Roadrunner hightails it to Ohio

October 31, 2010Mike Moran

NORTHRIDGEVILLE, Ohio - Roadrunner Mobility is not standing still. Earlier this year, the Invacare subsidiary moved from Richardson,Texas, to an Invacare facility here, transitioned to a new computer system, reduced head count and streamlined its operation. The new setup gives the equipment-repair business better inventory control and management oversight. It's all "very healthy," and has helped the company maintain its profitability, said General Manager Ken Easlick. Roadrunner has also expanded...

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