YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company with headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands, including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks 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.
YRC Worldwide, Inc. provides transportation services for the shipment of industrial, commercial, and retail goods in the United States and internationally. The company?s operating units include YRC National Transportation, YRC Regional Transportation, YRC Logistics, and YRC Truckload. YRC National Transportation unit offers a range of services for the transportation of industrial, commercial, and retail goods, such as apparel, appliances, automotive parts, chemicals, food, furniture, glass, machinery, metal, metal products, non-bulk petroleum products, rubber, textiles, wood, and other manufactured products or components in regional, national, and international markets, primarily through the operation of owned or leased equipment. As of December 31, 2008, National Transportation had 14,327 owned tractors, 2,348 leased tractors, 59,682 owned trailers, and 2,802 leased trailers. YRC Regional Transportation unit?s service portfolio comprise regional delivery that includes next-day local area delivery and second-day services, consolidation/distribution services, protect-from-freezing and hazardous materials handling, and other specialized offerings; expedited delivery, including day-definite, hour-definite, and time definite capabilities; inter-regional delivery; cross-border delivery; and operation of USFNet.com and NewPenn.com e-commerce Web sites offering customized online resources to manage transportation activity. YRC Logistics unit offers a range of logistics services, including flow through and pool distribution, warehousing, value added services, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, truckload brokerage, contract carriage, and transportation management. YRC Truckload unit provides truckload services in the United States. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.