OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ :YRCW ), today announced that it has been named by Walmart as its 2012 National LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) Carrier of the Year. The award honors carriers for their commitment to providing outstanding customer service and innovative transportation solutions.
"We have built a strong relationship with Walmart and are proud to earn this recognition from our valued customer," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. "We believe in Confidence Delivered for our customers and we work to earn it with each and every shipment. From our award-winning drivers to our best-in-class dockworkers, our team is powered by professionals."
"Walmart is aware of the operational challenges and financial pressures the transportation industry continues to face. Your ability to rise above these obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence. We commend you for your leadership and ask that you share our gratitude with all members of your team," wrote Rob Kusiciel, Vice President of Inbound Transportation and Ken Braunbach, Senior Director of Transportation for Walmart in a letter of commendation to YRC Freight. "Walmart's ultimate goal is to provide retail customers with the products they need in a timely manner so that they can save money and live better. Meeting this goal would be nearly impossible without the assistance from exemplary transportation groups such as YRC Freight."
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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