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June 18, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT

YRC Freight Announces Increased Speed In More Than 24,000 Lanes Across Its North American LTL Network

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), recently implemented significant improvements to its North American LTL (less-than-truckload) network, which now features faster service into and out of every major U.S. city.

With its new network optimization plan fully engaged, YRC Freight is now at least one day faster than before in hundreds of the most significant supply chain lanes in North America. These include Charlotte to Seattle (now 4 days instead of 5), Indianapolis to Los Angeles (now 3 days), Milwaukee to Tampa (now 2 days), and Salt Lake City to Denver (now 1 day).

Today there are more reasons than ever to ship with YRC Freight:

  • Increased speed in more than 24,000 lanes;
  • An improved on-standard service reliability trend for the last eight consecutive months;
  • Less risk of damage: 700,000 fewer freight touches per year

"We are continuously working to improve our North American LTL network and to ensure deliveries are made more quickly, efficiently and damage-free," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. "True to our promise of 'Confidence Delivered®,' YRC Freight is committed to providing our customers with improved service, speed and reliability."

To see the improvements for your shipping needs, please visit "Where do you Ship From?" and enter your ZIP code.

About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading trucking services provider of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland 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, visit

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