YRC Glen Moore Awarded for Outstanding Safety Record by the American Trucking Associations
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept 25, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- YRC Glen Moore, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), placed first in the annual safety contest sponsored by the Safety Management Council of the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The nationwide truckload services provider also earned two awards for most improved safety performance.
The competition ranked carriers' performance for 2008 in truck and industrial safety. In the national truck safety category, YRC Glen Moore won the Safe Fleet Award in the general commodities truckload category for fleets traveling between 50 and 100 million miles annually. In addition, YRC Glen Moore received awards for best safety improvement in both the national truck safety and national industrial safety categories.
"It is gratifying to see the safety performance of the YRC Glen Moore team recognized," said Gary Pruden, president of YRC Glen Moore. "Everyone at YRC Glen Moore understands the importance of safety to themselves and their fellow employees, as well as to our customers and communities."
The Safety Management Council recognized the winners of the 2008 ATA National Truck and Industrial Safety Contest at its annual conference in Baltimore Sept. 16-18.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest transportation service providers in the world, is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, YRC Logistics, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive network in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kan.
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