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YRC Worldwide updating fleet and searching for drivers

ORLANDO, Florida — After years of deferring major truck purchases, YRC Worldwide is preparing to shed some old equipment and replace it with new tractor-trailers. The $5.1 billion less-than-truckload operator is trading up both trucks and technology, CEO James Welch said at the Truckload & Logistics Council’s 41st annual conference…

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YRC Worldwide profits on higher freight volume and rates

The wave of stronger economic activity that produced freight for truckload and less-than-truckload carriers alike in the third quarter lifted tonnage, shipments and revenue at YRC Worldwide, giving the $4.9 billion LTL company a chance to improve profitability. The holding company and its largest subsidiary, YRC Freight, returned to profitability in…

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Universal Truckload’s Rogers: ‘I’m not necessarily an LTL guy’

Don’t try to pin a label on Jeff Rogers, unless it says “CEO.” The executive vice president and soon-to-be CEO of Universal Truckload Services spent many years at YRC Worldwide, running both national less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight and regional carrier Holland.

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After Carlyle stock sale, where is YRC Worldwide headed on Wall Street?

The Carlyle Group knows how — and when — to make a buck. When YRC Worldwide’s stock price jumped 18 percent following the approval a new credit agreement, the global investment firm sold its stake in the $4.9 billion trucking holding company for $89.4 million.

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YRC Freight Introduces Redesigned Website and Instant, Easy-to-Use Dimensional Web Quoting

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,

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YRC Freight expands distribution operations in Memphis, Houston, Seattle

YRC Freight upgraded three terminals to distribution centers to help better manage higher freight volumes, completing a process begun in June in time for the fall peak shipping season. The step up from truck terminal to DC in Memphis, Houston and Seattle is meant to increase capacity and shift freight flow..

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YRC Worldwide names new president of regional trucking subsidiary

Donald R. FoustAfter five years with Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Donald R

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YRC Freight Sends 23 State Champion Drivers to the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,

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YRC Worldwide cuts losses, but struggles with surging freight

At times, there can be such a thing as too much freight. When total shipments per day at YRC Freight rose 4.8 percent in the second quarter, and freight tonnage was up 5.9 percent year-over-year, the increase meant more hiring, more handling and higher operating costs

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YRC Freight looks to expand LTL capacity by adding distribution centers

YRC Freight’s terminal facility count has dropped from 521 in 2008 to just 267 Full-size chart After years of contraction, YRC Freight is planning expansion, seeking to upgrade several terminals amid strong second quarter demand and eyeing the fall peak shipping season. Citing “significant business growth,” the less-than-truckload carrier wants the Teamsters union…

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