With more than 160 combined years of experience moving freight and more than 58,000 transportation professionals, it’s no wonder YRC Freight receives recognition from all areas of the transportation community.
We’ve dedicated this section to those awards.
National Truck Driving Championship 2017
YRC Freight is proud to announce drivers Jeff Rose and Dave Murphy are top three finalists in their divisions at the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Orlando, Florida. They competed against the nation’s most elite professional drivers in a variety of challenges and competitions.
Drivers must first take top honors in their division in their respective state competitions, maintain continuous employment with a motor carrier fleet for a period of at least one year, and remain accident-free, regardless of fault, for one year prior to NTDC to qualify. Nationals consist of a driver skills challenge, pre-trip inspection, and a written exam on laws, regulations and vehicle maintenance. Winners are determined by overall scores at the close of competition.
Inbound Logistics 2016 Top 100 Trucker
Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers is an annual list of transportation companies that are leaders on the road to innovation. The list includes well-known companies, smaller niche providers, and newer companies offering specialized or regional services, and is made to reflect the volatile economy and diverse needs of Inbound Logistics readers.
“Inbound Logistics recognizes YRC Freight as a 2016 Top 100 Trucker for consistently providing premium service, reliability, scalability – the watchwords of supply chain professionals who need to provide service to their increasingly demanding customers.” – Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics
YRC Freight Named a 2018 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics Magazine
Oct 16, 2018
YRC Freight has again been named as a Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics magazine. Each year, the magazine’s editors conduct a qualitative assessment of service providers that includes surveys, online research, and interviews with both shippers and truckers.
Walmart's National LTL Carrier of the Year
Jun 8, 2017
YRC Freight has been selected to receive the 2016 National LTL Carrier of the Year award from Walmart. YRC Freight was chosen for its dedication to customer service and commitment to creating innovative solutions in supporting Walmart stores, Sam’s Club facilities and distribution centers throughout the U.S.
NASSTRAC 2016 LTL Carrier of the Year
Apr 13, 2017
The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) presented its 2016 LTL Carrier of the Year award to YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW), at its annual Logistics Conference & Expo. YRC Freight was recognized during the NASSTRAC Annual Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo held in Orlando, Florida, April 9-12.
GI Jobs Magazine Military Friendly Employers
YRC Freight was named one of the Top 100 military-friendly employers for 2015. Employers earn their place on the list by recognizing the competitive edge veterans can give their companies when transitioning to the civilian workforce. Military Friendly Employers have invested considerable time, money and personnel to build military recruiting and retention programs, as well as policies to accommodate Guard and Rerservists who continue to serve.
For more information about jobs at YRC Freight, please visit: https://yrc.com/career-resource-center/.
Unishippers® 2016 LTL Carrier Partner of the Year
Feb 8, 2017
Unishippers – a leading 3PL provider – recently honored carrier partners that were instrumental in the company’s success in 2016. Winners are selected by the Unishippers franchise system based on service quality and performance, loss and damage events, customer service, claims resolution and overall commitment to partnership. YRC Freight is proud to be their LTL Carrier Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year.
“It is an honor to our company and to our employees to receive this award. Unishippers is a valued partner of YRC Freight. This award says a lot about the partnership we share, as well as the top-notch service delivered by our employees. We know how shipping is done, and we will continue on our path as a leader in the LTL shipping industry.”
—YRC Freight President Darren Hawkins
National LTL Carrier of the Year by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Jun 29, 2016
YRC Freight has been selected as the National LTL Carrier of the Year for 2015 by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. This is the first time J.B. Hunt has selected YRC Freight for this distinction.
Security 500 – 1st in Transportation/Logistics/Supply Chain
Security is a monthly business magazine for security executives. They focus on management issues facing top security professionals, and effective solutions being employed. In November, they released their top 500 enterprises – across 18 industry categories – by the quality of their security programs. YRC Worldwide was named #1 in the Transportation/Logistics/Supply Chain industry.
Commercial Carrier Journal's Top 250 Carriers
The CCJ Top 250 is the most comprehensive ranking of active carriers, based on a blended scale combining revenue, total power units, and number of drivers. Companies considered for inclusion in the CCJ Top 250 were ranked from high to low by revenue, power units, and drivers, and assigned a rank in each category.
ScoopMonkey’s Top 100 Best Carriers
In September, ScoopMonkey released a list of their 100 best-rated carriers, based on qualities like all-around service, punctuality, communication, and professionalism. ScoopMonkey’s rating and reviews engine also allows them to uncover the industry’s best reviewed companies, from major, widely-recognized brands to smaller, upstart companies in need of much-deserved recognition.
Transport Topics Top 100 Carriers
Transport Topics is a weekly newspaper covering the trucking and freight transportation industries. Their annual list of Top 100 carriers includes common and contract freight carriers operating in the United States and Canada. Firms are ranked on the basis of annual revenue.