Senin, 19 Juli 2010


ABF Freight System, Inc., is sending 16 championship drivers from 10 states to the 73rd National Truck Driving Championships, August 3-8, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. By winning state truck driving championships and by maintaining an accident-free driving record for the previous 12 months, professional drivers earn the right to compete in the National Championships.Among the competitors representing

Minggu, 18 Juli 2010

YRC Worldwide Sends 42 Drivers to the National Truck Driving Championships

YRC Worldwide Inc. announced today that 42 of its professional drivers will compete at the 2010 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) to be held August 3-7 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.To qualify for the national championships, each driver placed first in his respective class at state competition. The drivers will compete against nearly 400 others for national

YRC Worldwide sees improvement in second quarter

YRC Worldwide Inc. has provided an update on its expected second quarter results. The company expects second quarter adjusted EBITDA within a range of $35 million to $45 million, excluding the YRC Logistics segment which will be reported as discontinued operations. When including the expected adjusted EBITDA loss from discontinued operations of $9 million to $11 million, the company expects

Rabu, 07 Juli 2010

Transportation jobs rebound

Transportation job postings have jumped 73% from a year ago, the biggest performer of 12 industries tracked by online job search engine said 20,000 new transportation jobs have been posted since April alone. The most sought after transportation positions are for driver, receiver/stocker and delivery driver, based on clicks by job seekers, said.Hospitality saw job

Trucking industry concerned about new safety rules

A proposed federal rule change intended to cull unsafe truck drivers from trucking companies has mixed support from the trucking industry and the two publicly held trucking companies based in the Fort Smith area.The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) — a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation — began in April to phase in the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010

Selasa, 06 Juli 2010

YRC must repay $21.6M

A federal court has dealt YRC Worldwide Inc. a setback in its attempt to avoid making more than $21 million in debt payments next month.In April, the Overland Park, Kan.-based trucking company asked for summary judgment against Deutsche Bank Trust Co.Deutsche Bank is acting as trustee for bondholders that did not participate in last year’s debt-for-equity exchange, announced Dec. 31, which

Teamsters vow to push YRC to resume pension contributions

As it tries to restructure and avoid bankruptcy, YRC Worldwide Inc. has avoided making pension contributions for more than a year now.That will change come January, union officials assured its YRC work force last week.Jim Hoffa, Teamsters general president, and Tyson Johnson, the union’s national freight director, made that pledge in a conference call with the trucking company’s union members.“We

Kamis, 01 Juli 2010


A national conference call providing an update to YRCW Teamsters took place on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, and the audio of the call is available. The call updated members about the two joint labor-management committees that have begun to address the YRCW companies re-entry into Teamster pension funds in January 2011 and ways to enhance the companies’ competitiveness in the freight industry. Listen