FreightCenter.com Selects YRC Freight for “2011 National Carrier of the Year” Award

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Leading transporter recognized by third-party logistics provider for excellence in nationwide freight transportation

FreightCenter.com Carrier of the Year YRC Freight

National Carrier of the Year Award

We proudly recognize YRC Freight for its integrity and commitment to shippers.

FreightCenter.com, a third-party logistics company, has announced YRC Freight as its National Carrier of the Year for 2011. FreightCenter.com recognized YRC Freight for demonstrating a mutual commitment to excellence in nationwide LTL freight transportation.

YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., has been selected based on its reputable standards of quality, dedication to serving shippers and feedback from customers surveyed post delivery. YRC Freight received the inaugural award for 2010 Carrier of the Year, which made it the only national carrier to receive the top honor from FreightCenter.com.

“We proudly recognize YRC Freight for its integrity and commitment to shippers,” said Matthew Brosious, CEO and co-founder of FreightCenter.com. “We rely on YRC Freight to deliver best-in-class service to our customers.”

Known in the industry as a leading transporter of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight throughout North America, YRC Freight specializes in advanced shipping solutions for commercial supply chains. More than 60 percent of all FreightCenter.com accounts require expert business-to-business logistics, making YRC Freight the leading supplier of nationwide LTL freight transportation.

"As a 3PL, the business success of FreightCenter.com is tied to the service provided by their partner carriers. By choice, they work with the best in the industry," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. "We are honored by the recognition given us by FreightCenter.com and pleased that among this field of highly capable carriers, YRC Freight again stands out by earning their National Carrier of the Year award for the second year in a row."

“Based on a high volume of quotes and shipments, it is evident that YRC Freight is our carrier of choice for a second consecutive year. YRC Freight is notorious for on-time pickup and delivery, as well as a reputation for safe freight handling,” said Doug Walls, chief information officer for FreightCenter.com. “We encourage our customers and account managers to find the best value on shipping, and YRC Freight is often a top choice for an unsurpassed combination of price and service.”

FreightCenter.com has been consecutively named to the Inc. 5000 List for fastest-growing private companies, and is a Florida company to watch for its economic growth and development. For more than 14 years, FreightCenter.com has worked in partnership with asset-based carriers to ship more than a million shipments throughout the United States, Canada and beyond.

Methodology

FreightCenter.com’s Carrier of the Year annual award honorees were chosen from among more than 40 of its partner carriers. The top national carrier selection was made through an analysis of quantitative and qualitative factors such as the total number of completed shipments, number of processed quotes, percentage of claims-free shipments and overall customer and agent feedback. A ‘best value’ service was defined by the greatest combination of price, equipment, transit time, class and service.

About YRC Freight

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

About FreightCenter.com

Based out of the Tampa Bay area since 1998, FreightCenter.com is a third-party logistics (3PL) company developing Web-based technology that simplifies the process of obtaining freight quotes and services. FreightCenter.com offers instant carrier rate quotes and services for LTL, truckload, international, specialized and intermodal transportation. Visit http://FreightCenter.com to learn more.

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