Bold Promises Kept

When the margin for error is zero. When the deadline seems impossible. When the logistics seem too complex, let Time-Critical come to the rescue. Dedicated and talented shipment coordinators will handle your special deliveries from start to finish, hitting delivery windows as tight as one hour.


We’ll use both air and ground support to make it happen. And your promises will be backed by our fastest network and our guarantee*.


Specialized capabilities for unique freight

  • Air charters
  • Cargo vans
  • Dedicated trailers
  • Liftgates
  • Flat beds


Delivery date and time options to meet your needs

  • By noon
  • By 5 p.m.
  • Hour-specific window
  • Day-specific window
  • Holidays and Weekends


You deserve to ship your most important shipments with confidence they will arrive on time and intact.

  • Guaranteed*
  • Dedicated customer service available
    • 0600 to 2000 Monday – Friday
    • 0700 to 1730 Saturday
    • Closed Sunday
  • Online tracking
* Subject to terms and conditions.

Get your Time-Critical service quote now.

When the Market Throws a Curveball

Tom is the Production Manager at one of the largest manufacturers of automotive replacement parts in the Northeast region of the United States. Normally, his customers — mostly large retailers — kept orders light to avoid inventory overstock. But as with anything in business, no situation is normal. A seasonal shift caught Tom by surprise with an unexpected wave of new orders.

Enter Time-Critical.

His increased orders required massive production. Tom had to have the materials to keep the lines running without delay. He called his dedicated YRC Freight Account Executive, leveraged Time Critical, and enabled Tom to avoid delays in his production schedule.

There’s more to YRC Freight than Time Critical. Check out our other great services:


When time is on your side, Standard is the budget-friendly option. You can tap into our comprehensive North American coverage while still enjoying a single point of contact. Select an optional guarantee to get your freight to the destination by the standard-service delivery day you say within a multi-day window or by 5p.m.


Logistics Solutions

Our unique stable of services is now bundled together to make it easier for us to provide you the specific solution you need.


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