LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012).  YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market.

YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc.

YRC Worldwide is a Fortune 500 company based in Overland Park, KS.  In 2012, the company had revenues of $4.9B.  The 2012 revenues were 0.4% lower than 2011, however, it was the first time in 6 years that the company earned a profit.  YRC Worldwide Inc. is traded publicly on NASDAQ, YRCW.

Other YRC Worldwide subsidiaries include YRC Reimer, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn.

YRC Reimer provides LTL and TL service in Canada.

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.  Reddaway also provides service to British Columbia and door-to-door to Hawaii.

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana,  Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina,  Tennessee, Wisconsin. Holland also delivers to Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

New Penn is regional LTL carrier that provides service to Northeastern United States, Quebec, Canada and Puerto Rico.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC History

Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. Harrell.  The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK.

Roadway Express was founded by brothers Galen and Carroll Roush in Akron, Ohio.  The Roush brothers found Roadway in 1930.

Yellow Corp. purchased Roadway in 2003.

Reddaway became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005.

YRC Reimer became part of YRC Worldwide in 1997

Reddaway became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005.

Holland became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005.

New Penn became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2001.

Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People

To be determined.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area

YRC Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii and Puerto Rico.  YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. YRC Freight has four types of LTL services: standard, expedited, guaranteed and specialized.

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