OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 28, 2010 –YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) announced today that YRC and YRC Reimer have successfully completed their re-validation in the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.
“As an industry leader, we work with federal agencies to develop transportation requirements for programs, similar to C-TPAT that improve supply-chain security while keeping our borders open to legitimate trade,” said Mike Smid, president – YRC Inc., and chief operations officer – YRC Worldwide.
All eligible YRC Worldwide subsidiaries, including YRC, are border-security compliant and certified in the C-TPAT program as well as the Canada Partners in Protection (PIP) program; the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program of the Canadian and U.S. governments; and the Customs Self-Assessment (CSA) program.
Participation in the C-TPAT programs and other programs for shipment security provides customers with faster border clearance for their goods in addition to a more secure supply chain, dedicated lanes and a strong U.S. - Canadian Customs partnership.
To participate or receive more information, customers should contact their account representative. In addition, YRC customers may visit http://www.yrc.com/services/canada/crossBorder.html for more information.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is a leading provider of transportation and global logistics services. It is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its Jiayu and JHJ joint ventures. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive network in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.