YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide is an American transportation company that offers shipping of industrial, commercial, and retail goods. Founded in 1924 with headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, the company reported 2013 revenue of $4.86 billion, up 0.3 percent year-over-year. The company also recorded a net loss of $83.6, down from the previous year’s net loss of $136.5 million.

YRC Worldwide and its subsidiaries — YRC Freight, YRC Reimer,Reddaway, Holland and New Pennemploy 32,000 individuals worldwide and serve over 200,000 customers, delivering approximately 22 million shipments annually. The transportation company specializes in heavyweight shipments and supply chain solutions through utilizing a fleet of approximately 8,500 tractors and 33,000 trailers.

2013 was the seventh straight year of net losses for YRC Worldwide. Combined, the less-than-truckload operator’s annual losses since 2007 total $3.1 billion. However, YRC Worldwide also reported its second consecutive annual operating profit — $28.4 million — following a $24.1 million operating profit in 2012.

18 Aug 2017
Does an atypically "robust" summer for US freight demand signal higher road and rail rates ahead for shippers?
08 Aug 2017
Shippers want faster door-to-door service from less-than-truckload carriers.
01 Aug 2017
A steady increase in freight volumes and e-commerce demand is fueling an expansion of LTL networks, with YRC Freight planning eight distribution centers.
25 May 2017
LTL operator's chief customer officer says his company and others need to change "mindset," work with customers to avoid disruption in the Amazon era.
06 May 2017
Less-than-truckload operator advances contract talks and said it takes more than price hikes to make a profit.
09 Feb 2017
Large less-than-truckload carriers are rolling into 2017 on a firmer foundation and look to boost pricing.
29 Nov 2016
Companies such as Old Dominion Freight Line, Estes Express Line, and Saia are adding terminals and doors. Can they add more freight and market share?
28 Oct 2016
Despite a "soft industrial backdrop" and lower fuel surcharges and revenue, less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight raised profits nearly 25 percent year-over-year in the third quarter and opened a new terminal.
01 Aug 2016
Despite lower volumes, many LTL carriers say they are still winning contractual rate increases.
02 May 2016
At a time when many transport operators say prices are being beaten down, less-than-truckload freight haulers in the U.S. are winning rate increases in annual contract bids.
19 Feb 2016
Third-party logistics providers already control about 25 percent of the less-than-truckload freight market, and that share is growing, as shippers look for 3PLs with assets and broad portfolios.
08 Feb 2016
XPO Logistics will not sell its truckload division, but use the former Con-way Truckload to increase its U.S.-Mexico cross-border business.