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Company Overview of YRC Freight Inc.

Company Overview

YRC Freight Inc. provides less-than-truckload transportation services. It transports industrial, commercial, and retail goods for businesses. Its services include freight shipping services; and transportation for volume shipments, tradeshow exhibits, cold-sensitive products, and product returns. The company also provides transportation and logistics solutions for import and export shipments. It provides transportation services in North America, including Canada; Mexico; and the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The company also operates an online store that offers accessories, apparel, docks, hats, office products, sports and leisure pro...

10990 Roe Avenue

Overland Park, KS 66211-1213

United States

Founded in 1930

Phone:

913-696-6100

Fax:

913-696-6122

Key Executives for YRC Freight Inc.

President
Age: 44
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Chief Operations Officer
Age: 63
Chief Executive Officer of YRC North American Transportation
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

YRC Freight Inc. Key Developments

YRC Freight Inc. Reports Unaudited Earnings and Production Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

YRC Freight Inc. reported unaudited earnings and production results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported operating revenue of $756.8 million against $753.8 million a year ago. Operating loss was $32.5 million against income of $2.4 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $3.7 million against adjusted EBITDA of $33.6 million a year ago. For the period, total tonnage per day was 26,130 against 25,690 a year ago. Total shipments per day were 44,000 against 44,230 a year ago.

YRC Freight Inc. Appoints Darren D. Hawkins as President

YRC Freight Inc. announced that effective February 27, 2014, Darren D. Hawkins was appointed as President of the company. He will report directly to James L. Welch, Chief Executive Officer of YRCW, who served as President of YRC Freight from September 2013 until February 27, 2014. Mr. Hawkins has more than 24 years of experience in the national LTL industry, including over 20 years with the company. Mr. Hawkins has served in various positions with the company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for YRC Freight.

YRC Freight Announces Executive Changes

YRC Worldwide Inc. announced that, effective immediately, in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer of the company, James Welch will assume the responsibilities as President of YRC Freight. He succeeds Jeff Rogers, who is no longer with the company. Welch has served as CEO of the company since July 2011.

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