OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) was named number one in the comprehensive transportation category in Security Magazine's 2017 "Security 500" list. The magazine's selection process singles out companies in 17 market-based categories for their commitment to ensuring strong organizational and operational security. YRC Worldwide has repeatedly been selected among the elite Top 5 in the Security 500 list demonstrating the organization's consistent efforts to ensure security for the organization, its customers and their freight, and its employees.
"We have always focused on ensuring the safety of our employees, vehicles and customers' freight, but today's environment requires broader, more intense security efforts," says Wayne "Butch" Day, YRC Worldwide Chief Security Officer. "The partnerships we have with local, state and federal law enforcement officials are a part of our security program foundation. We are grateful for their efforts to promote supply chain security in the industry and at YRC Freight, Holland, New Penn and Reddaway."
"Receiving the #1 ranking for security in our industry is quite an honor," states YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch. "Our selection as a member of the Security 500 demonstrates our
commitment to developing and implementing strong protective measures against all these threats. We will continue to ensure effective security for our customers, our employees and our organization."
YRC Worldwide was ranked among organizations in the Transportation/Logistics/Supply Chain/Distribution/Warehousing category, and has repeatedly placed in the top five. The Security 500 evaluation process includes many security-related metrics such as security spending, the number of security officers per facility and innovative security strategies.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., headquartered in Overland Park,
Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. Collectively, YRC Worldwide companies have one of the largest, most comprehensive LTL networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through their teams of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide companies offer industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain
solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence.
Please visit our website at www.yrcw.com for more information.
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