May 23, 2012

YRC Worldwide Names Scott D. Ware as President of Holland

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) has named Scott D. Ware as president of its Holland subsidiary, a leading provider of next-day regional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. Ware, 51, has 27 years of industry experience and most recently served as vice president of Operations at Holland where he was responsible for the management and execution of major operational initiatives focused on specific performance improvement.

"Scott has been an integral part of the Holland success story for the past five years. As leader of the Operations group, he — along with his team — established Holland as the industry standard, best-in-class leader for the next-day LTL market," said James Welch, chief executive officer of YRC Worldwide.

Prior to joining Holland in 2007, Ware was director of Line Haul Operations at Saia, Inc. He was previously director of Line Haul at Jevic Transportation and prior to that a manager of Freight Flow Operations at Con-way, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 

"The Holland team delivers industry leading service to their customers every day and they deserve a president who will work alongside them to take the team to the next level," added Welch. "I am proud that Scott will be taking the helm to build on the company's successes."

About Holland

Holland has long been recognized for delivering the most next-day service lanes in its territory and annually records one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry. Founded in Holland, Mich., in 1929, Holland provides industry leading, on-time reliability for less-than-truckload shipments in the central and southeastern United States and in eastern Canada. For more information, visit hollandregional.com. Holland is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.

Web site: www.hollandregional.com

About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its JHJ joint venture. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks 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.

Web site: www.yrcw.com

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