YRC Freight Named Walmart's 2012 National LTL Carrier of the Year
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 22, 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb.22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --YRC Freight, a subsidiary
of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), today announced that it has been named
by Walmart as its 2012 National LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) Carrier of the Year.
The award honors carriers for their commitment to providing outstanding
customer service and innovative transportation solutions.
"We have built a strong relationship with Walmart and are proud to earn this
recognition from our valued customer," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC
Freight. "We believe in Confidence Delivered for our customers and we work to
earn it with each and every shipment. From our award-winning drivers to our
best-in-class dockworkers, our team is powered by professionals."
"Walmart is aware of the operational challenges and financial pressures the
transportation industry continues to face. Your ability to rise above these
obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence. We commend you for your
leadership and ask that you share our gratitude with all members of your
team," wrote Rob Kusiciel, Vice President of Inbound Transportation and Ken
Braunbach, Senior Director of Transportation for Walmart in a letter of
commendation to YRC Freight. "Walmart's ultimate goal is to provide retail
customers with the products they need in a timely manner so that they can save
money and live better. Meeting this goal would be nearly impossible without
the assistance from exemplary transportation groups such as YRC Freight."
About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods,
specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses.
Based inOverland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North
American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring
flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information,
Follow YRC Freight on Twitter:http://twitter.com/yrcfreight
FollowYRC Worldwideon Twitter:http://twitter.com/yrcworldwide
Media Contact: Suzanne Dawson
SOURCE YRC Worldwide; YRC Freight
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