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MedExpress: 17% Savings & Increased Recycling

MedExpress is a nationwide network of urgent care centers, offering prompt, no-appointment-needed medical attention for various illnesses and injuries. Additionally, they conduct wellness exams and provide employer health services.

The Challenge

MedExpress had a portfolio of 200+ locations, all of which were being managed centrally out of the company’s Pittsburgh, PA headquarters. With several different waste and recycling providers across the company’s footprint, facilities management employees struggled with consolidating, tracking and managing waste operations. MedExpress suffered from an exorbitant amount of unfavorable charges on a monthly basis as a result of unconsolidated vendors and waste bills, including fees for excess yardage and contamination. The company paid these charges in full given the time-consuming nature of managing multi-location waste services and determined it lacked the resources to negotiate waste bills or prioritize overhauling the current program. As a result, MedExpress struggled with the following:

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The Solution:

RoadRunner used market intelligence, proprietary technology and a dedicated team of industry experts to simplify the MedExpress waste operation by fully consolidating and managing the company’s entire multi-location portfolio. This well-aligned partnership has driven value for the MedExpress team by providing third-party waste and recycling expertise while increasing bandwidth for the staff, as they no longer need to handle the daily hassles of a large scale waste management operation. Put simply, RoadRunner:

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RoadRunner’s Impact


Recurring Monthly Savings For MedExpress
Consolidated Vendor & Single point of contact
Recycling Program Across 4 major U.S. markets

Portfolio Management

Consolidated waste and recycling operations for 200+ locations to drive annual hard savings - all achieved through the negotiation of lower rates and the elimination of costly overage and contamination fees as well as the reduction of excessive yearly price increases from incumbent waste providers.

Diversion & Recycling

Customized program with RoadRunner’s CleanStream™ recycling service, initiated within a ~2 month period across 4 major U.S. markets.

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Cost Avoidance

In addition to saving MedExpress 17% in recurring monthly costs, RoadRunner will also shield MedExpress from an estimated $100,000+ in typical industry price increases.


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