June 8, 2017

YRC Freight Honored as Walmart's National LTL Carrier of the Year

Customer Service and Innovative Solutions Highlighted in Award Recognition

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YRC Freight has been selected to receive the 2016 National LTL Carrier of the Year award from Walmart. YRC Freight was chosen for its dedication to customer service and commitment to creating innovative solutions in supporting Walmart stores, Sam's Club facilities and distribution centers throughout the U.S. 

This is the fourth time in seven years that Walmart has selected YRC Freight for this distinction.

"We thank Walmart for recognizing us for this treasured award," said Darren Hawkins, President of YRC Freight. "Our employees work hard--every shipment and every mile--to make sure Walmart attains their goals. Walmart has high expectations for service and our team showed the ambition and commitment to surpass those expectations 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

YRC Freight's national network offers significant capacity and coverage to Walmart and their suppliers. In addition, YRC Freight has engineered its network to accommodate the shipping needs of companies like Walmart and their suppliers with a high value placed on safety, service, communications and innovative shipping solutions.

"Over 20,000 YRC Freight employees work hard to provide solutions and meet supply chain needs," said Hawkins. "Every single driver, every dock worker, every person at YRC Freight goes above and beyond to create the best possible customer experience--whether it's one shipment or 1,000 shipments."

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 yrcfreight.com. YRC Freight is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW).

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