OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 14, 2010 - Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) has been named 2009 Carrier of the Year by Hamilton Sundstrand Logistics Council. Hamilton Sundstrand is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products.
To determine rankings, the Hamilton Sundstrand Logistics Council rated its suppliers based on six key criteria: in-transit service, operations, customer service, billing, loss and damage claims, and rates and technology. Out of a perfect score of 140, Holland scored an overall 123 for the year and also ranked highest for each quarter of 2009.
"There is no higher compliment than one we receive directly from a valued business partner letting us know we have delivered an exceptional customer experience," said Jeff Rogers, president - Holland. "We are honored to be recognized by Hamilton Sundstrand for the things we do everyday to ensure on-time performance is high, claims are low and overall service quality is industry leading."
This is the fourth time in the eleven years Hamilton Sundstrand has conducted the review that Holland has taken top honors.
This marks the third time over the past month that Holland has been recognized for an exceptional customer experience. Recently, the company also secured a 2009 Supplier Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year from Eastman Chemical Company, and a 2009 Regional Carrier of the Year Award from Echo Global Logistics.
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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