The need for speed and distribution points closer to customers is fueling growth and demand for more capacity among LTL carriers, even in a softer overall freight market.
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20 Sep 2019
11 Jul 2019
YRC Worldwide is not merging any of its carriers, but is consolidating back-office functions by closing its New Penn headquarters, and plans to eliminate 'duplicate' terminals.
03 May 2019
A new contract was approved by 60 percent of YRC Worldwide Teamsters, but the rejection of one supplement holds up ratification.
12 Apr 2019
A tentative contract would give Teamsters at carrier YRC Worldwide an 18 percent wage increase over five years but would still leave wages lower than at competing carriers.
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.
09 Oct 2014
New NEMF President Tom Connery sees expansion ahead for regional LTL trucking company NEMF, not just in terms of service territory but new services, from port drayage to flatbed hauling.
22 Aug 2014
After five years with Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Donald R. Foust returned to YRC Worldwide as president of New Penn, the $4.9 billion trucking operator’s Northeastern subsidiary.
23 Jun 2014
JOC Senior Editor William B. Cassidy talks with Steve Gast about his move from New Penn Motor Express to Wilson Trucking.
21 Feb 2013
Senior Editor Bill Cassidy asks New Penn President and CEO Steve Gast about the outlook for LTL trucking in 2013.
14 Feb 2013
As one of three increasingly profitable YRC regional carriers, New Penn is contributing to its parent company’s revival.
01 Nov 2012
Trucking companies are reopening terminals closed during Hurricane Sandy, returning to some semblance of normal operation
30 Oct 2012
Trucking companies in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are struggling to restart in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, running limited operations where possible.
03 Aug 2012
It’s been a long time since “YRC Worldwide” and “profit” could be mentioned in the same breath.
22 Jun 2012
YRC Freight plans to raise base rates 6.9 percent on average, matching rate increases announced by several compe
09 Apr 2012
Journal of Commerce Senior Editor William B. Cassidy interviewed the presidents of YRC Worldwide’s four less-than-truckload operating companies Feb.
26 Sep 2011
YRC Worldwide named Jeff Rogers president of long-haul less-than-truckload carrier YRC and Mike Naatz president of regional LTL subsidiary Holland.
06 May 2011
A surge in freight in March and higher prices buoyed YRC Worldwide in the first quarter but couldn’t bring the troubled less-than-truckload giant back to profitability.