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YRCW Carriers Announce A 4.9% General Rate Increase

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Feb. 18, 2020 – YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) announced the next phase of its Enterprise Transformation by expanding its industry focused sales strategy into three new industry verticals: (1) manufacturing, automotive and energy; (2) retail, consumer goods and ecommerce; and (3) healthcare and life sciences. The depth and longevity of YRCW’s expertise in these verticals align with its stated long-term strategy of improved customer service and engagement backed by customized supply chain solutions.

“In response to the ever-changing market and in an effort to play to our strengths, we are taking a surgical approach to focus on verticals where we have shown a clear ability to execute and demonstrable core competencies,” said Jason Bergman, Chief Customer Officer. “Our expertise in these industries allows us to provide the customized supply chain solutions customers need, and our emphasis on serving customers’ shipping and logistics needs within these three strategic verticals will make YRCW increasingly easy to do business with. Our entire portfolio of brands is accessed through one single point of contact with specific expertise in key markets that are essential to our growth.”

YRCW is simultaneously expanding its business development efforts around these three verticals with the promotion of Christopher Greenberg to Corporate Vice President of Strategic Accounts. Greenberg will be responsible for a growing business development team with specific industry expertise devoted to better serving our customers in those verticals and expanding our service offering to each. Most recently, Greenberg served as Director of Corporate Accounts, Business Development at YRCW, and prior to that, was Vice President of Sales for Dicom Transportation Group and Director of Sales and Operations at Tax Airfreight, Inc.

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YRCW Carriers Announce A 4.9% General Rate Increase

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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.

Questions about our services or rate change? Please contact your local YRC Freight account executive.

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YRC Freight Recognized as DM Transportation 2011 Carrier of the Year

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Service, Flexibility and Technology Performance Highlighted in Selection

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), is proud to announce its selection as the 2011 Carrier of the Year by DM Transportation, the largest inbound freight management company in the U.S.

The award, presented personally by DM Transportation executives in a meeting at YRC Freight headquarters, is based on a staff survey yrc tracking and a variety of factors including on-time service, claims performance, ease of doing business, pricing flexibility, and technology.

“We appreciate the vote of confidence shown in us by DM Transportation,” said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. “They are a valued partner and we’re very optimistic our partnership will only grow stronger.”

“DM Transportation began as a service provider to the Direct Marketing industry and this is where they found their niche to manage inbound vendor programs,” said Joe King, corporate account executive at YRC Worldwide. “Over the last few years, we solidified our partnership with them and have seen significant business growth. We have consistently demonstrated we understand their business and have the ability to provide creative solutions to their clients’ complex shipping challenges.”

DM Transportation is the third 3PL (third-party logistics provider) to recognize YRC Freight for carrier excellence in 2012; the company also received a Carrier of the Year award from NASSTRAC, a major industry association.

About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers’ supply chains. For more information, visit www.yrcfreight.com.

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