Kamis, 23 Mei 2013
Holland professional driver Russell Simpson took the top award at the 2013 Ohio Truck Driving Championships, winning first place in the 5-axle class. The competition was held May 4, 2013, at the IX Center in Cleveland. It included more than 150 contestants from 24 companies across the state. The competition recognizes drivers who demonstrate exemplary safety focus, equipment awareness, and
YRC Freight Implements Network Optimization Plan
Enhances service reliability, consistency with greater operational efficiencies
YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, moves forward with continuous improvements, implementing a change in operations which will deliver even greater service reliability and consistency across their network. The network changes enhance operational efficiencies
Senin, 20 Mei 2013
Two Representatives from Each Local Review, Endorse Contract
Leaders from about 160 Teamster local unions that represent ABF members unanimously endorsed a tentative master agreement and supplements today that covers 7,500 workers. The vote to support the tentative agreement and supplements paves the way for a vote by the members.
“Our members’ number one goal was to protect their health,
Minggu, 19 Mei 2013
YRC Worldwide Inc. CEO James Welch wants to set the record straight on the company’s attempt to acquire ABF Freight System Inc.
On Thursday, Welch sent a letter to all of the Overland Park less-than-truckload carrier’s employees explaining the company’s thinking behind the attempted acquisition of the Fort Smith, Ark. based company, his thoughts on the “leak” and media reactions to the
Jumat, 10 Mei 2013
The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa regarding recent reports that YRC Worldwide Inc. attempted to acquire ABF Freight Systems.
“It is unconscionable that in the middle of the IBT's sensitive negotiations for a new contract for 6,000 ABF Teamsters, and in the context of years of continuing sacrifice by our members at YRC, that YRC would advance
Kamis, 09 Mei 2013
The company that is a target of a $750 million lawsuit filed by Fort Smith-based Arkansas Best Corp. recently made an attempt to buy Arkansas Best’s largest subsidiary, ABF Freight System.
According to this report from trade publication DC Velocity, YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch met March 22 in Fort Smith with Arkansas Best President and CEO Judy McReynolds to discuss the idea.
Selasa, 07 Mei 2013
Teamster Local Union leaders representing UPS Freight workers across the country unanimously endorsed the tentative national agreement today, clearing the way for ballots to be prepared and sent to members.
View changes to the UPS Freight contract here. View the UPS Freight tentative agreement highlights here.
General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, who also serves as Package Division Director