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 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.
SOURCE YRC Worldwide; YRC Freight