Wednesday, August 20, 2008


OVERLAND PARK, Kan., – YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), announced today that its subsidiaries New Penn, Roadway, USF Holland and YRC Logistics have earned Quest for Quality Awards for outstanding service in Logistics Management’s 25th annual readership survey.

For the past 25 years, Logistics Management’s Quest for Quality has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as one of the most important measures of customer satisfaction and performance excellence and can be an important resource for shippers trying to differentiate among service providers.

“It is a great honor for our companies to receive this recognition again this year,” said Bill Zollars, Chairman, President and CEO of YRC Worldwide. “Once again, our brands are perceived as among the best in the industry by the logistics community. We are proud of our employees at our companies for their commitment to meeting our customers’ needs and expectations with quality services.”

The following summarizes the awards:

• New Penn received two Quest for Quality awards: One in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region- Regional LTL category, and the other in the Expedited Motor Carriers category. This is the 15th consecutive year that New Penn has received recognition. New Penn is a regional LTL carrier providing reliable next-day service for 78 years through a network of service centers located in the Northeastern United States, Quebec, Canada and Puerto Rico.

• Roadway was recognized with its Quest for Quality award for outstanding service in the Multiregional LTL Carriers category. Roadway provides reliable service through a network of service centers located in United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

• USF Holland was recognized with a Quest for Quality award for outstanding service in the Expedited Motor Carriers category. This is the 23rd consecutive year that USF Holland has received a Quest for Quality award. USF Holland is a regional LTL carrier providing reliable, claim-free regional transportation for 80 years with premier service in the Midwest, Southeast and Canada.

• YRC Logistics was recognized with its Quest for Quality award for outstanding service in the Freight Forwarders category. YRC Logistics is a global logistics company with premier service in North America, Asia, Europe and South America.

To determine the best in the business, Logistics Management asks a representative sample of shippers to complete an online evaluation of the carriers they use. Carriers are measured in the areas of on-time performance, value, information technology, customer service and equipment & operations. Results of the survey appear in the August 2008 issue of Logistics Management.

About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company and one of the largest transportation service providers in the world, is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including Yellow Transportation, Roadway, Reimer Express, YRC Logistics, New Penn, USF Holland, USF Reddaway, and USF Glen Moore. The enterprise provides global transportation services, transportation management solutions and logistics management. The portfolio of brands represents a comprehensive array of services for the shipment of industrial, commercial and retail goods domestically and internationally. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Worldwide employs approximately 60,000 people.