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    YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW)

    14.82 Up 0.09(0.61%) 3:37PM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    YRC Worldwide Inc.
    10990 Roe Avenue
    Overland Park, KS 66211
    United States - Map
    Phone: 913-696-6100
    Website: http://www.yrcw.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Full Time Employees:33,000

    Business Summary 

    YRC Worldwide Inc. provides various transportation services primarily in North America. Its YRC Freight segment offers various services to transport 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, 2014, this segment had a fleet of 8,300 tractors comprising 7,200 owned tractors and 1,100 leased tractors; and 32,800 trailers consisting of 29,100 owned trailers and 3,700 leased trailers. The company’s Regional Transportation segment provides regional delivery services, which include next-day local area delivery and second-day services, consolidation/distribution services, protect-from-freezing and hazardous materials handling, and other specialized offerings; expedited delivery services that consist of day-definite, hour-definite, and time definite capabilities; interregional delivery services; and cross-border delivery, as well as the operation of my.yrcregional.com and NewPenn.com, which are e-commerce Websites offering online resources to manage transportation activities. As of December 31, 2014, this segment had a fleet of 6,400 tractors, including approximately 5,500 owned and 900 leased; and approximately 13,000 trailers comprising approximately 11,600 owned trailers and 1,400 leased trailers. 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, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. James L. Welch , 60
    Chief Exec. Officer and Director
    Mr. James G. Pierson , 45
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Scott D. Ware , 54
    Pres of USF Holland
    Mr. Darren D. Hawkins , 45
    Pres of YRC Freight
    Mr. James A. Fry , 53
    VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. Phil J. Gaines , 51
    Sr. VP of Fin.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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.
    Currency in USD.
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