U.S. Senator Brownback Honored By National Association of Manufacturers For His Exemplary Voting Record on Key Manufacturing Issues

Yellow Corporation Calls Senator Brownback A

'True Friend to the People Who Make Things in America'



Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Yellow Corporation

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Yellow Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   YELL) announced today that Senator Sam Brownback has been awarded the
 National Association of Manufacturers Award for Manufacturing Legislative
 Excellence in recognition of his consistent support of American manufacturers
 and their employees.  NAM Board Member Bill Zollars, Chairman, President and
 CEO of Yellow Corporation, presented the award today in Overland Park.
     The award is given by the NAM -- one of the nation's largest and most
 influential business groups -- to senators and representatives based on their
 voting records on key legislation affecting the manufacturing community.  Its
 recipients have shown support for a pro-growth, pro-manufacturing, pro-worker
 agenda.  Members of Congress are notified throughout the congressional session
 of votes that will be considered as "Key Votes" used to determine eligibility
 for the award.  This marks the second time that the NAM has given the award.
     "Senator Brownback's voting record shows a true understanding of
 manufacturing's key role in the strength of our economy and a willingness to
 cast the critical votes that will boost competitiveness, job creation and
 prosperity for working Americans," said Zollars, noting that Brownback voted
 in support of manufacturers on 93% of the NAM-determined key votes.
     "On behalf of Yellow Corporation and our 32,000 employees, I thank Senator
 Sam Brownback for championing the causes that will allow U.S. manufacturers
 and their employees to continue to drive our economy to new heights," Zollars
 added.  "He is a true friend to the people who make things in America."
     Yellow Corporation is a holding company with operating subsidiaries
 specializing in national, regional and international transportation services.
 Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Yellow employs approximately 32,000
 people worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE Yellow Corporation
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Yellow Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   YELL) announced today that Senator Sam Brownback has been awarded the
 National Association of Manufacturers Award for Manufacturing Legislative
 Excellence in recognition of his consistent support of American manufacturers
 and their employees.  NAM Board Member Bill Zollars, Chairman, President and
 CEO of Yellow Corporation, presented the award today in Overland Park.
     The award is given by the NAM -- one of the nation's largest and most
 influential business groups -- to senators and representatives based on their
 voting records on key legislation affecting the manufacturing community.  Its
 recipients have shown support for a pro-growth, pro-manufacturing, pro-worker
 agenda.  Members of Congress are notified throughout the congressional session
 of votes that will be considered as "Key Votes" used to determine eligibility
 for the award.  This marks the second time that the NAM has given the award.
     "Senator Brownback's voting record shows a true understanding of
 manufacturing's key role in the strength of our economy and a willingness to
 cast the critical votes that will boost competitiveness, job creation and
 prosperity for working Americans," said Zollars, noting that Brownback voted
 in support of manufacturers on 93% of the NAM-determined key votes.
     "On behalf of Yellow Corporation and our 32,000 employees, I thank Senator
 Sam Brownback for championing the causes that will allow U.S. manufacturers
 and their employees to continue to drive our economy to new heights," Zollars
 added.  "He is a true friend to the people who make things in America."
     Yellow Corporation is a holding company with operating subsidiaries
 specializing in national, regional and international transportation services.
 Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Yellow employs approximately 32,000
 people worldwide.
 
 SOURCE  Yellow Corporation