Senior editor William B. Cassidy covers trucking for The Journal of Commerce. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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The recovery at YRC Worldwide is gaining traction, as the company's regional and national subsidiaries reported stronger profits based on better pricing and freight mix. The company appears poised to emerge from eight years of annual losses, but executives warn its journey isn't over yet.

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