Sunday, October 25, 2009

Holland Next-Day Service Accelerates Shipments Moving Between Markets in Chicago and Southwest Missouri

Company introduces next-day transit times between Chicagoland and Springfield, Mo. service centers

Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. announced today the availability of next-day delivery service to and from the greater Springfield, Mo., area and its Chicago, Joliet, Rockford and Wheeling, Ill. service centers. The transit time reductions provide customers with even more next-day delivery options within the Holland network which already has more next-day lanes than any other carrier in its service territory.

"We're committed to being the best next-day carrier in the markets we serve," said Jeff Rogers, president - Holland. "We know we can bring value to our Springfield and Chicago area customers by providing them with next-day delivery along with Holland reliability that currently exceeds 97 percent and is one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry."

The accelerated service became available on Oct. 19 and features more than 124,000 ZIP code lane pairs. Only a few LTL carriers provide next-day delivery service between these markets today, with most providing delivery in two days. Holland also allows customers the option to guarantee delivery by 9 a.m., noon, 3:30 p.m. or within a specified time-window for a small, additional fee.

Customers can check service availability, transit times and schedule pickups online by visiting For additional information, please contact your local Holland account executive or call Holland customer service at (866) 465-5263.

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