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2.8
17 ratings
3.6
Salary & Benefits
2.6
Professional growth
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Work-Life balance
2.5
Recognition & Support
2.6
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do YRC Freight employees have before joining?
Where did YRC Freight employees work before joining?
Computer Systems Design Companies
Large size
Truck Transportation Companies
Large size
What industries did YRC Freight employees work in previously?
Which size companies did people at YRC Freight work at previously?

Educational background

What did employees at YRC Freight study?
Where did employees at YRC Freight study?
Johnson County Community College
Kansas State University
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Employee data

How long do employees stay at YRC Freight?
How does YRC Freight rank for age diversity?
How does YRC Freight rank for gender diversity?
Gender diversityRatio
male76.7%
female23.3%

Career advancement

How does YRC Freight rank for career advancement?
Low
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<121%
130.5%
218.1%
38.6%
4+21.9%
What companies do YRC Freight employees go on to work at?
Rail Transportation Companies
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Truck Transportation Companies
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Summary

Company information

History

YRC Freight is the merge of Yellow Transportation (founded in 1924 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) and Roadway (founded in 1930 in Akron, Ohio). YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. with corporate headquarters iSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1924

CEO

James Welch

Type

Subsidiary

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Industry

Truck Transportation Companies

What departments YRC Freight employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation20.8%
Truck Drivers14.6%
Administrative12.2%
Management - Other11.1%
Sales - Other Services9.5%
Transportation Managers & Supervisors6.8%
Computer / IT6%
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**Job Description** At Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, everything we do revolves around a simple product: moving freight from point A to point B, on time and in one piece. As the original LTL carrier, we have almost 100 years of...Read more
**Job Description** At Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, everything we do revolves around a simple product: moving freight from point A to point B, on time and in one piece. As the original LTL carrier, we have almost 100 years of...Read more
**Job Description** At Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, everything we do revolves around a simple product: moving freight from point A to point B, on time and in one piece. As the original LTL carrier, we have almost 100 years of...Read more
CDL Apprentice-Local - South Bend, INYRC FreightSouth Bend, IN
**Job Description** TheYellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies **,** dock to driver program starts on our dock where you work and learn dock operations, forklift training, and loading and unloading trailers. Then, Yellow trains individuals...Read more
**Job Description** As a Straight Truck Driver for Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, you'll be responsible for safely driving trucks to pick up and deliver freight to and from various locations as well as loading/unloading freight...Read more
**Job Description** Join theYellow team! We are the original LTL Carrier with almost 100 years in the business and we are hiring now for full-time, local Non CDL Drivers. As aNon-CDL Driver for Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, you...Read more
Inside Sales Development RepYRC FreightPierre, SD
**JOB SUMMARY** This is an outbound inside sales position. The position will develop and generate leads for the local sales team. **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Actively qualify new business opportunities. 2. Take ownership in the work....Read more
Sr Account Executive-ExhibitYRC FreightSpringfield, IL
**JOB SUMMARY** Responsible for implementing strategies and partnership with exhibit customers. Resource with building new partnerships and maintaining existing relationships to meet or exceed revenue and profit goals. Will work with entire sales team to...Read more
**JOB SUMMARY** The intern will gain professional experience by assisting with various HR programs and projects. This position will assist the HR Manager and Generalist team in a wide range of projects related to HR compliance and processes. **ESSENTIAL...Read more
Dock Worker Casual - Tracy, CAYRC FreightTracy, CA
At Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies,everything we do revolves around a simple product: moving freight from point A to point B, on time and in one piece. As the original LTL carrier, have almost 100 years of experience consistently...Read more
Strategic Account ManagerYRC FreightHartford, CT
**JOB SUMMARY** Responsible for ensuring the Pod provides the highest level of service for its assigned portfolio of customers. The SAM will collaborate with sales, operations and finance teams. **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Analyze weekly...Read more
CDO Coordinator-FieldYRC FreightBoise, ID
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Coordinate the dispatch and movement loads and drivers to meet the expected departure timelines within each service cycle. Highly focused on the optimization of line haul efficiencies to reduce miles and improve...Read more
**JOB SUMMARY** Perform operational and administrative functions and gain professional experience and exposure in the field of study. The Talent Development Intern is a member of a high-performing Talent Development team. The mission of the TD team is to...Read more
Linehaul SupervisorYRC FreightChicago Heights, IL
YRC Freight - JobID: 3043 [Warehouse Department Supervisor] As an Linehaul Supervisor at YRC Freight, you'll: Manage all the activities of the road/sleeper drivers; Dispatch drivers and equipment to ensure efficient utilization and minimum delay time...Read more
**JOB SUMMARY** Perform operational and administrative functions and gain professional experience and exposure in the field of study. The Organization Development Intern is a member of a high-performing Organizational Development team. The mission of the...Read more
Operations SupervisorYRC FreightMontgomery, IL
YRC Freight - JobID: 3168 [Warehouse Department Supervisor] As an Operations Supervisor at YRC Freight, you'll: Develop daily delivery plan utilizing equipment, manpower, and other resources; Supervise all activities of drivers and dockworkers responsible...Read more
Janitor - Maybrook, NYYRC FreightMaybrook, NY
**Job Description** The Janitor will clean the terminal facility and maintain and safe facility working environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Sweep, picks up debris, empties trash barrels and dumps them into trash hoppers or large...Read more
Account ExecutiveYRC FreightNashville, TN
**JOB SUMMARY** Develops, establishes and maintains customer relationships and partnerships to meet or exceed revenue and profit goals. **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Actively pursue and qualify valued business opportunities. Implement...Read more
LoaderYRC FreightHagerstown, MD
**Job Description** At Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, everything we do revolves around a simple product: moving freight from point A to point B, on time and in one piece. As the original LTL carrier, we have almost 100 years of...Read more
Shop SupervisorYRC FreightTonawanda, NY
YRC Freight - JobID: 3009 [Warehouse Department Supervisor] As an Shop Supervisor at YRC Freight, you'll: Supervise, train and develop assigned staff creating a team working environment; Ensure the efficient movement of inbound tractors, trailers and...Read more
VP-DC OperationsYRC FreightPortland, OR
**J** **OB SUMMARY** Plan, direct and control activities of the area to accomplish regional and company operational and financial objectives. Direct the functions of operations for assigned area Distribution Centers. Provide recommendations on programs and...Read more
Sales Internship Summer 2023YRC FreightPortland, OR
**JOB SUMMARY** This opportunity will provide valuable insight into the transportation industry. Our interns are given opportunity to explore the ability to learn about our organization with onsite exposure to sales and operations. This position will...Read more
Shift Operations MgrYRC FreightBloomington, CA
**JOB SUMMARY** Independently manages available resources (manpower and equipment) to move freight in the safest and most cost effective manner to meet or exceed customer expectations and company goals for an assigned shift at a Distribution Center...Read more
DC Segment Planning MgrYRC FreightJoliet, IL
**JOB SUMMARY** Responsible to manage activities of the Dockworkers, Hostlers, and Road/Utility Drivers. Lead teams and utilize available resources such as manpower and equipment to load and move freight in the safest and most cost effective manner to meet...Read more
**JOB SUMMARY** Yellow's Operations Management Trainee position provides the ability to develop leadership skills with the potential to move into future frontline management positions. Gain skills and grow by understanding best practices within the...Read more
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q:When was YRC Freight founded?
Benjamin Gardner
1924.
q:What industry does YRC Freight fall under?
Liam Brown
Transportation/Logistics.
q:What’s the gender distribution at YRC Freight?
Benjamin Gardner
23.3% female, 76.7% male.
q:Where’s YRC Freight’s HQ located?
Benjamin Gardner
The HQ is at Overland Park, KS.
q:What is the annual revenue of YRC Freight?
Liam Brown
$2b to $5b.
q:anyone knows who the CEO is at YRC Freight?
Sophie Hayes
yep, it’s James Welch
q:What’s the average length of tenure at YRC Freight?
Sophie Hayes
Typically 4-8 year(s).
q:what kind of companies did YRC Freight employees work for?
Benjamin Gardner
Large companies before YRC Freight.
q:what are the chances of career advancement at YRC Freight?
Liam Brown
low.
q:where do employees go to work after leaving YRC Freight?
Liam Brown
Most went to work for one of these companies: ABF Freight, Estes Express, FedEx, Old Dominion Freight, Saia, UPS Freight, XPO Logistics, YRC Worldwide
q:Where did employees work before joining YRC Freight?
Isabella Holmes
DST Systems, FedEx, Sprint, UPS, US Army, XPO Logistics, Yellow Transportation, YRC Worldwide.
q:How old are YRC Freight’s employees in general?
Liam Brown
21-30, 41-50, 51-60, 31-40.
q:Where did most of YRC Freight employees go to school?
Isabella Holmes
Johnson County Community College, Kansas State University, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Phoenix-Utah.
q:will I be excluded from the hiring pool if I don’t have a bachelor’s degree?
q:What are the working hours
q:This one’s for long-term employees: has your salary ever been raised at YRC Freight? How often and do they operate with substantial salary raises?
q:Which school(s) did you study at before starting at YRC Freight?
q:how long does it take to get hired start to finish
q:did you work at a big company before YRC Freight?
q:How long did you work for YRC Freight?
q:were you promoted?
q:Why did you quit?
q:Is it forbidden to wear flip flops to work at YRC Freight?
q:What’s YRC Freight’s business mission statement?
Liam Brown
"We are the original LTL Experts. We do it by delivering flexibility and reliability to your supply chain through our comprehensive North American coverage and broad portfolio of expedited and specialized LTL services.".
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Reviews

2.8
17 ratings
3.6
Salary & Benefits
2.6
Professional growth
2.8
Work-Life balance
2.5
Recognition & Support
2.6
Culture & Values
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Houston, TX - May 29, 2021
Good place to work
5
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Good place to work Good place good people are in a attitude people are good people over there do you work and enjoy your company

Pros and Cons
No bad thing at all I like it there
Everything is good
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Customer Service Specialist
Sioux Falls, SD - August 13, 2021
Very Professional and also fun.
4.2
Ratings
4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
Came to Sioux Falls SD call center 10 years ago. The best work experience I have had in my life!! Professional but at the same time fun and you really get to know the people you work with. Technical issues you get help with right away. Great team work there!!!

Pros and Cons
Lots of training and support.
Can be challenging sitting all day.
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