REGINA, Sask. - Oct. 21, 2010 - YRC Reimer, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide (Nasdaq: YRCWD) is proud to announce that professional driver Harvey Gording was named Driver of the Year by the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) in a ceremony held on Oct. 16.
"We are delighted that Harvey Gording has been recognized as Driver of the Year by the STA," said Paul Hildebrand, area director of operations for YRC Reimer. "Harv's level of dedication, commitment to safety and his professionalism in serving our customers is truly outstanding."
Gording is a city driver at the YRC Reimer service center in Regina, Saskatchewan. He has competed in the Provincial Professional Truck Driving Championships for the past 20 years, achieving Canada's National Grand Champion on three occasions. In 1994, Gording was awarded Driver of the Month by the Saskatchewan Safety Council, then in 2000 he was voted Driver of the Year in Saskatchewan by the group. The STA in 2005 voted him Driver of the Year. Gording has not had a preventable vehicle accident for 30 years - the equivalent of driving over 2 million miles. Gording has also been a member of the local YRC Reimer Regina Safety Committee for the past several years.
"At YRC Reimer, our focus is on our customers and driving safely is one way we deliver on our promise to them," said Gording. "Receiving an award like this for a job I love is a great bonus. I really appreciate the honor."
About YRC Reimer
YRC Reimer is a leading Canadian provider of industrial, retail and commercial transportation services offering seamless shipping between Canada and North American and global markets. As part of YRC, YRC Reimer brings Canadian shippers the strength of the integrated YRC network and the supply chain advantages of simplified access to flexible, efficient solutions.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is a leading provider of transportation and global logistics services. It is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its Jiayu and JHJ joint ventures. 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. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.
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