Daily Archives: February 25, 2020

YRCW Carriers Announce A 4.9% General Rate Increase effective on March 2, 2020

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YRC Worldwide carriers announce effective March 2, 2020, there will be a general rate increase (GRI) of 4.9% on base rates for non-contractual shipments in the United States and Canada however the impact on specific shipments may vary.

This GRI is necessary to offset the economic impact of inflationary costs across the transportation industry and to support on-going improvements to our service. YRC Freight continues to invest in key areas to keep pace with a growing market and to enhance capacity and service, including driver recruitment and training, new equipment and new technology. These investments will allow YRC Freight to consistently meet our customers’ needs to the highest standard of service.

Read more at reddawayregional.com

PITT OHIO Wins American Trucking Associations’ President’s Trophy

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PITT OHIO, a leader in regional and national logistics services, announced today the receipt of the prestigious American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) President’s Trophy in the Over 100 Million Miles category. This marks the seventh time PITT OHIO has received this award; winning every year the company has been eligible.

The ATA President’s Trophy is the highest safety award available to motor carriers in the United States and is presented annually to only three motor carriers to win. A company is judged to be outstanding on the basis of its safety record, program and community outreach activities by top motor carrier safety professionals as well as commercial vehicle enforcement personnel.

“This was truly a team effort,” Jim Fields, PITT OHIO’s Chief Operating Officer stated. “Our operations, safety and vehicle maintenance teams work together to keep safety in the forefront of every second, minute, hour and day for everything we do.”

Due to the company’s growth, PITT OHIO was elevated to the over 100 Million Miles Category for the first time.

Read more at pittohio.com