- YRC National tons per day up 4.2%, revenue per hundredweight up 7.5%, operating revenue up 11.5%
- Regional tons per day up 5.6%, revenue per hundredweight up 8.2%, operating revenue up 14.3%
- New leadership at YRC National; organization changes at parent company and shared services
YRC Worldwide Inc. today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2011.
Consolidated operating revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was $1.276 billion, up 12.3% over 2010, and consolidated operating loss was $24 million, which included $12 million of restructuring professional fees and a $15 million non-cash charge for union employee equity awards. As a comparison, the company reported consolidated operating revenue of $1.137 billion for the third quarter of 2010 and a consolidated operating loss of $19 million, which included $7 million of restructuring professional fees.
The company also reported positive operating cash flow for the third quarter of 2011 of $9 million and gross capital expenditures of $14 million resulting in free cash flow usage of $5 million, which included $12 million of restructuring professional fees. As a comparison, the company generated free cash flow for the third quarter of 2010 of $3 million which included $7 million of restructuring professional fees.
As previously announced, Jeff Rogers, formerly president of Holland, was named president of YRC, Mike Naatz, formerly chief customer officer of YRC Worldwide, has been named president of Holland, and Jamie Pierson has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of YRC Worldwide. The enterprise-wide shared services functions, largely supporting YRC, now report directly to Jeff Rogers as we have redeployed the specific shared services resources supporting the regional companies back to each operating company. This change in organization structure is designed to dramatically improve the alignment of critical sales and marketing, human resources, customer service and operational support functions with each operating company's delivery of services to customers and provide greater autonomy for each operating company. The streamlined parent company will consist primarily of the traditional corporate financial and legal functions. Full Report....