OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - YRC, the largest operating company of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), has been named the National Carrier of the Year for BlueGrace Logistics, a third party logistics provider that uses their transportation management technology to offer logistics services to businesses throughout the United States.
“In presenting the award, BlueGrace noted that YRC has ‘gone above and beyond in providing exemplary customer service, unwavering dedication and on-time service records,’” says Mike Smid, president of YRC and chief operations officer of YRC Worldwide. “It’s our goal to deliver confidence to all our customers and this type of recognition lets us know we’re fulfilling our promise.”
The BlueGrace Carrier of the Year award is based on achieving excellence in the following areas:
• Dedicated service teams
• Technology support and compatibility
• Equipment availability
• Overall outstanding service
BlueGrace was founded in 2007 and has grown into an $80 million business. Based in Riverview , Fla. , BlueGrace also has offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago .
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. , is a leading provider of transportation and global logistics services. It is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, Reddaway, Holland and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its Jiayu and JHJ joint ventures. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) 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.