YRC Worldwide Inc.
About YRC Worldwide Inc.
A holding company, transportation provider, and Fortune 500 company, YRC Worldwide operates primarily in North America. The company has a fleet of some 8,000 tractors and 34,000 trailers that serves a variety of customers, from government to retail. YRC Worldwide’s portfolio of brands includes YRC, YRC Reimer, New Penn, USF Holland, and USF Reddaway.
Products & Services
YRC Worldwide’s Freight business transports industrial, commercial, and retail products such as home appliances, clothing, automotive accessories, food products, home furniture, metal and machinery, textiles, and other manufactured goods. The company’s Regional Transportation unit provides regional and local delivery services including next-day deliveries, cross-border transportation, and more. In addition to consumer products and industrial goods, the company also transports temperature-sensitive and hazardous materials. Moreover, YRC Worldwide operates e-commerce sites such as NewPenn.com, which offer transportation-related resources. Overall, its capabilities span heavyweight shipments and supply chain solutions.
In 1924, A.J. Harrell created a small bus and taxi business, which was purchased in 1952 by George E. Powell Sr. Following this transaction, the company was restructured to serve more customers across the nation. In the early 2000s, the company acquired a roadway company and formed Yellow Roadway Corporation. The company continued to grow and after moving into international markets, in particular China, it changed its name to YRC Worldwide. True to its name, the truckload company now serves customers all over the globe.
YRC Worldwide is traded on the NASDAQ under symbol YRCW. Its subsidiaries include YRC, YRC Logistics, YRC Glen Moore, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. Opportunities with the company are available in all of its subsidiaries as well as in its corporate offices. Jobs span operations, professional, and sales jobs, all located in North America.
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