Traffic World: YRC Seeks Holy Grail

September 16, 2008: A stalled economy is propelling the nation's largest trucking company to combine the operations of its two long-haul LTL operations, extending the restructuring of a trucking industry that has been redrawn by consolidation, changing shipper demands and a growing field of nimble regional competitors.

Yellow Transportation and Roadway, run as separate brands by parent YRC Worldwide, will be combined into one company called Yellow Roadway. Local sales teams will join forces immediately to sell the services of the combined operation.

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