Indianapolis Area YRC Freight Employees Achieve Safety Milestones

Indianapolis Area YRC Freight Employees Achieve Safety Milestones

YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) announced today that the YRC Freight distribution center in Indianapolis recognized 150 area employees for safety milestone achievements. Outstanding accomplishments included 88 employees who have achieved a combined 113 million miles of accident-free driving and 62 employees who have worked injury free for a combined total of 665 years. Recognition took place during a YRC Freight safety and service meeting in Indianapolis.


“Our Indianapolis professionals have worked as a team to put safety and service out front in everything they do. I am proud of their record of achievement. Working safely while providing our customers with the best possible service are the twin goals that will power YRC Freight forward,” stated YRC Freight President Darren Hawkins. “And to our champions of safety who operate the Indianapolis garage, a special shout-out to those 51 mechanics who have not recorded a lost-time injury since December 2006 — a combined total of 137,751 days injury-free work experience. The entire YRC Freight team salutes their outstanding accomplishments,” Hawkins said.


Nationwide, YRC Freight has a proud heritage of safety with 1,742 one million, 489 two million, 76 three million, 16 four million and 1 five million, consecutive, accident-free mile drivers.


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About YRC Freight

YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers’ supply chains. For more information, visit


About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit for more information.


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