March 23, 2011

YRC Announces Nationwide Hiring Initiative for Sales Professionals

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), announced today that it will expand the size of its sales force with a nationwide hiring initiative in response to increased business levels and customer needs.

"The rising demand for our award winning services has created the opportunity for us to expand our sales team from coast to coast," said Mike Naatz, President, Customer Care Division & Chief Customer Officer for YRC.

YRC sales professionals offer a variety of transportation service solutions that focus on efficient and time-saving supply chain strategies for business customers. They also support the ongoing business development efforts of YRC in North America and globally. As the leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, YRC specializes in solutions for businesses across North America through a full-service network, advanced information technologies and proactive customer service.

Interested candidates looking for an opportunity to join the award winning YRC sales team can check for listings by region at http://www.yrcw.com/careers/. Click on the careers link and select YRC to view and apply for open positions. YRC is an equal opportunity employer.  

"The growing demands and needs of our customers' supply chains makes it an exciting time to join YRC," said Natalie Putnam, Senior Vice President of Sales for YRC.

Forward Looking Statements:

 The company's expectations regarding shipments and volumes are only its expectations regarding these matters.  Actual number of shipments and volumes could differ based on a number of factors including (among others) general economic trends and excess capacity within the industry, the company's ability to persuade existing customers to increase shipments with the company and to attract new customers, and the factors that affect revenue results, including the risk factors that are from time to time included in the company's reports filed with the SEC, including the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010.

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 less-than-truckload (LTL) 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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212.329.1420
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