Tuesday, February 14, 2012

YRC Freight Honored as "Long Haul Carrier Partner of the Year" by Unishippers

Unishippers Global Logistics Presents Award for Outstanding Service and Partnership Excellence

YRC Freight Inc., a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., has been named the Long Haul Carrier Partner of the Year for 2011 by Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC. This is the first time Unishippers has presented the award.

"We are honoring YRC Freight in recognition of the outstanding quality of service and partnership provided to Unishippers and our customers throughout 2011," said Dan Lockwood, CEO of Unishippers. "With this award, we thank YRC Freight for being an integral part of our success."

Founded in 1987, Unishippers is one of the largest resellers of complete shipping services in the United States, with more than 290 franchise locations. Lockwood says franchise owners ranked carrier partners on quality, on-time service, claims ratio and customer service.

"YRC Freight was selected based on quality and level of service and excellence in partnership," Lockwood says.

"The entire YRC Freight team appreciates this honor and the chance to partner with Unishippers," says Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. "Working with Unishippers gives us the opportunity to do what we do best - provide reliable, flexible service that delivers confidence to customers with every shipment, every day."