OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 24, 2009- YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) announced today that its regional subsidiaries Holland, Reddaway and New Penn have successfully completed their re-validation in the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. Participation in this 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.
All eligible YRC Worldwide subsidiaries, including YRC and YRC Reimer in Canada, 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. Holland was the first YRC Worldwide transportation provider to receive the C-TPAT certification.
"As an industry leader, YRC Worldwide is at the forefront of the changes taking place at North America's borders," said Mike Smid, president - YRC Inc., and chief operations officer - YRC Worldwide. "We see a greater responsibility not to simply stay current with certifications, but also to help evolve the standards. We've worked with federal agencies to develop transportation requirements for programs - like C-TPAT - that improve supply-chain security while keeping our borders open to legitimate trade."
To participate or receive more information, customers should contact their account representative. In addition, YRC customers may visit http://www.yrc.com/homeland <http://www.yrc.com/homeland> and YRC Regional customers may visit http://yrcregional.com/services/borderSecurity.shtml <http://yrcregional.com/services/borderSecurity.shtml> for more information.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is one of the largest transportation service providers in the world and the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, YRC Logistics, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway. 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.
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