YRC Takes 5.9% Rate Hike

September 23, 2010: Trucking giant YRC Worldwide raised its tariff rates at national carrier YRC by 5.9 percent Sept. 20, the company’s second general rate increase this year and a strong sign that truckers are anxious to raise pricing amid improving demand.

The rate action by the largest U.S. trucking operator is expected to help other LTL trucking companies hauling low-priced freight bump up their own rates.

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