OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 17, 2010 - YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), one of the largest transportation service providers in the world, welcomed the China Road Transport Association (CRTA) to the YRC facility located in Carlisle, PA on May 14th. The CRTA is the national trade group representing trucking in China.
"YRC was pleased to share its expertise with the Chinese trucking industry to help improve the efficiency of the international supply chain which is so important to YRC and our customers," said Mike Smid, President-YRC Inc. and Chief Operations Officer-YRC Worldwide. "Creating better logistics and increased efficiencies are an important part of improved sustainability in the international supply chain. We are honored the CRTA chose to visit YRC a second time to learn more about our world-class LTL network."
In this visit, YRC Worldwide along with the ATA discussed twin trailer operations, how the U.S. trucking industry attracts and trains drivers, and how aerodynamics are helping truck fuel efficiency. There were also demonstrations of twin trailer maneuverability, hooking & unhooking trailers, backing into a dock, and the technology used to dispatch trucks and track customer shipments.
"Opportunities like these with the CRTA delegation provides affirmation that the hard work and dedication put forth by our employees has created the most sophisticated and comprehensive LTL supply chain network in the world," Smid stated.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is one of the largest transportation and logistics service providers in the world and the holding company for a portfolio of 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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