YRCW Files Motion to Dismiss ABF Lawsuit

November 17, 2010: YRC Worldwide has filed a motion asking a court to dismiss a suit by rival less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System, and said separately it will close 31 terminals around the country to reorganize its network and trim costs.

YRC’s New Penn Motor Express and USF Holland units filed the motion in the U.S. District court for the Western District of Arkansas to dismiss ABF’s suit which alleged that YRC’s recent deal with the Teamsters union violates the National Master Freight Agreement.

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