OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, the North American less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of holding company YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), is proud to announce its selection as the 2011 National Carrier of the Year by FreightCenter.com, a leading third-party logistics company. This marks the second consecutive year YRC Freight has received the FreightCenter.com award.
In naming YRC Freight its national carrier of the year, FreightCenter.com considered quantitative and qualitative factors such as the total number of completed shipments, number of processed quotes, the percentage of claims-free shipments, and overall customer and agent feedback.
"Based on a high volume of quotes and shipments, it is evident that YRC Freight is our carrier of choice for a second consecutive year. YRC Freight is notorious for on-time pickup and delivery, as well as a reputation for safe freight handling," said Doug Walls, chief information officer for FreightCenter.com. "We encourage our customers and account managers to find the best value on shipping, and YRC Freight is often a top choice for an unsurpassed combination of price and service."
"YRC Freight is focused on delivering consistently high quality, reliable service to customers," says Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. "We are honored to receive this award again. It is a tribute to the quality of our dock and driving professionals throughout our LTL network who day in and day out faithfully serve the needs of our customers."
Based out of the Tampa Bay area since 1998, FreightCenter.com is a third-party logistics (3PL) company developing Web-based technology that simplifies the process of obtaining freight quotes and services. FreightCenter.com offers instant carrier rate quotes and services for LTL, truckload, international, specialized and intermodal transportation. Visit http://FreightCenter.com to learn more.
About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading trucker of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad range of services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information, visit www.yrcfreight.com.
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