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YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW)

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YRC Worldwide Inc.
10990 Roe Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66211
United States - Map
Phone: 913-696-6100

Index Membership:N/A
Full Time Employees:32,000

Business Summary 

YRC Worldwide Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various transportation services primarily in North America. Its YRC Freight segment offers various services for the transportation of industrial, commercial, and retail goods, such as apparel, appliances, automotive parts, chemicals, food, furniture, glass, machinery, metal, metal products, non-bulk petroleum products, rubber, textiles, wood, and other manufactured products or components. This segment also provides specialized services, including guaranteed expedited services, time-specific deliveries, cross-border services, coast-to-coast air delivery, product returns, temperature-sensitive shipment protection, and government material shipments. It serves manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and government customers. As of December 31, 2013, this segment had a fleet of 8,500 tractors, including 7,500 owned tractors and 1,000 leased tractors; and 33,000 trailers, including 29,000 owned trailers and 4,000 leased trailers. The company’s Regional Transportation segment offers services, such as regional delivery, which comprises next-day local area delivery and second-day services, consolidation/distribution services, protect-from-freezing and hazardous materials handling, and various specialized offerings; expedited delivery that consists of day-definite, hour-definite, and time definite capabilities; inter-regional delivery; and cross-border delivery, as well as the operation of and, which are e-commerce Websites offering online resources to manage transportation activities. As of December 31, 2012, this segment had a fleet of 6,000 tractors, including approximately 5,500 owned and 500 leased; and approximately 13,500 trailers, including approximately 12,500 owned and 1,000 leased. The company was formerly known as Yellow Roadway Corporation and changed its name to YRC Worldwide Inc. in January 2006. YRC Worldwide Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Corporate Governance 
YRC Worldwide Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 10.
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Key Executives 
Mr. James L. Welch , 59
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. James G. Pierson , 44
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Ms. Michelle A. Friel , 44
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Thomas J. O'Connor , 53
Chief Exec. Officer of Usf Reddaway Inc and Pres of Usf Reddaway Inc
Mr. Scott D. Ware , 53
Pres of Holland
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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