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February 8, 2017 at 7:58 AM EST

YRC Freight Named 2016 National LTL Carrier Partner of the Year by Unishippers Global Logistics

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YRC Freight has been recognized by Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC with their 2016 National LTL Carrier Partner of the Year award.

Unishippers is one of the nation's largest third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Winners are selected annually based on service quality and performance, loss and damage events, customer service, claims resolution and overall commitment to partnership. This is YRC Freight's second consecutive year receiving this award.

"It is an honor to our company and to our employees to receive this award," said YRC Freight President Darren Hawkins.  "Unishippers is a valued partner of YRC Freight.  This award says a lot about the partnership we share, as well as the top-notch service delivered by our employees.  We know how shipping is done, and we will continue on our path as a leader in the LTL shipping industry."

The 2016 National LTL Carrier Partner of the Year award was one of nine awards recently presented by Unishippers.

"The most fundamental aspect of our business is having reliable carrier partners that we can trust day in and day out to promptly deliver our customers' shipments with excellence. Their performance ultimately impacts our customer relationships and reputation," said Kevin Lathrop, CEO and President of Unishippers. "We have the upmost trust in each of these carriers, and truly appreciate all their hard work."

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 in Overland Park, Kansas, 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 YRC Freight is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW).


Media Contact: Mike Kelley
YRC Worldwide Inc.


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