A PartnerShip Profile: YRC Freight

06/12/2012 — Matt Nagel

YRC Freight (formerly the Yellow and Roadway companies) is one of the nation’s largest LTL freight carriers and has been a PartnerShip core carrier for over 20 years. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, YRC Freight has built a strong foundation on their specialization in LTL freight and tradeshow shipping. Within these service areas YRC Freight offers a full range of national, regional, and international options for the movement of industrial, commercial, and retail goods. These services combine to bring flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains.

YRC Freight

Through our alliance with YRC Freight, PartnerShip customers can access competitive LTL freight rates, create bills of lading, print labels, and track shipments on PartnerShip.com. Typically YRC Freight will be most competitive on mid-length (750 to 1,500 miles) and long-haul (over 1,500 miles) moves based on the strength of their national network. Some advantages that YRC Freight brings to PartnerShip customers are:

  • Full North America service coverage with fewer handoffs than most LTL carriers (see map shown below)

  • Good reliability in 2-5 day delivery lanes (i.e., mid- and long-haul lanes)

  • Responsive customer service, including a Live Chat feature (although in most cases, your PartnerShip team can assist with any of your customer service needs)

  • Reputable time-critical, expedited and cross-border U.S./Canada service options (call PartnerShip at 800-599-2902 to schedule these specialized shipments)

Like many businessess over the past few years, YRC Freight has had its share of financial challenges. However, its recent announcements on a new financial restructuring plan and rebranding point to a positive future for this important PartnerShip service provider.

If you are interested in receiving a YRC Freight quote for an upcoming shipment, log on to PartnerShip.com, or create a web account if you haven't done so already.

YRC Freight LTL Map

Awards & Affiliations

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