OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 14, 2010 - Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), has received a 2009 Supplier Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year from Eastman Chemical Company as part of the Eastman Supplier Excellence Program (ESEP).
Honored for outstanding contributions in the areas of logistics shipping performance and meeting customer service expectations, Holland accepted the award at a luncheon held April 29 in Kingsport, Tenn.
To determine honorees, Eastman Chemical Company ranked its suppliers based on five key criteria: on-time performance, nonconformance, complaints, safety and claims. In 2009, Holland achieved an overall performance score of 96.8% and an on-time performance score of 98.8% -- the highest scores given to any LTL carrier.
"Exceptional customer service and on-time performance are hallmarks of our reputation," said Jeff Rogers, president - Holland. "We consider Eastman Chemical Company a valued partner and are honored to be recognized for the behaviors that have been essential to our longevity and success as a shipping provider."
Eastman Chemical Company is a provider of chemicals, fibers and plastics materials that make up the key ingredients in products people use every day.
Holland is a YRC Worldwide company offering transportation solutions throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern United States and Eastern Canada. Holland makes claim-free deliveries a top priority, and its on-time performance has long been considered an industry standard.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is one of the largest transportation service providers in the world and 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. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.
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