YRC Freight Named a Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs(R)

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YRC Freight announced its newest ranking in G.I. Jobs® magazine, which places the company among the top 100 military-friendly employers, according to the 12th Annual Military Friendly Employers® 2015 edition.

With over 26,000 employees, Overland Park, KS-based YRC Freight is the largest operating unit of YRC Worldwide, and with a 10 percent veteran hiring level in 2014, YRC Freight continues to prove its commitment to the nation's military.

"YRC Freight is determined to help those who have protected America find their place as professionals in the transportation industry, recognizing the valuable knowledge and work ethic gained through military service," said Darren Hawkins, president of YRC Freight. "We strongly believe in the career equity gained through time spent in the military and the value of skills possessed by those transferring into civilian service."

The company currently lists a variety of available positions including: operations, facilities manager, logistician, supply chain manager, professional driver, mechanic and training specialist. Top hiring regions for 2015 include Kansas City, MO; Seattle, WA; Irving, TX; and Chicago Heights, IL.

For more information about jobs at YRC Freight, please visit: http://yrc.com/career-resource-center/.

About YRC Freight

YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information, visit www.yrcfreight.com.

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About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. Collectively, YRC Worldwide companies have one of the largest, most comprehensive LTL networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide companies offer industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.

CONTACT: Suzanne Dawson LAK Public Relations, Inc. 212-329-1420 sdawson@lakpr.com

Source:YRC Worldwide Inc.

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