YRC Freight Network Optimization Plan Approved
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 23, 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --YRC Freight, a subsidiary
of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), has announced today that the network
optimization plan submitted to union leaders in March 2013 has been approved.
The network optimization is a key component of YRC Freight's strategy to
continuously improve customer service by reducing the handling of shipments
and excess time in transit. The transportation team and network engineers at
YRC Freight will implement the enhancements over the next several weeks.
"Our network team identified opportunities for us to further align customer
service and operating efficiencies," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC
Freight. "New network densities, load factors and direct routing of shipments
will make this network optimization the foundation of our continued
performance improvement initiatives in 2013," stated Rogers.
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,
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Media Contact: Suzanne Dawson
LAK Public Relations, Inc.
SOURCE YRC Worldwide; YRC Freight
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