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New Online Tool Gives YRC Customers Greater Flexibility to Meet Must Arrive By Dates (MABD) and Windows via Service Day Calculator New Online Tool Gives YRC Customers Greater Flexibility to Meet Must Arrive By Dates (MABD) and Windows via Service Day Calculator

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — YRC Inc., a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW), announced today the launch of a new Service Day Calculator that can be accessed through its customer Web site, . Ideal for retailers – but available to any shipper or consignee – the online tool helps customers determine when goods need to be available for pick up, to have shipments arrive at the destination precisely when needed.

“Our customers’ success drives our success. That’s why we’re committed to providing flexible solutions and tools that help them better manage their inventories and production schedules,” said Greg Reid, executive vice president and chief marketing officer – YRC Worldwide. “The Service Day Calculator does just that by placing focus on the desired delivery date and time and working backwards from there. This helps improve the consistency and precision of deliveries. For our retail customers it improves their vendor scorecards and mitigates costly charge backs.”

Customers can access the Service Day Calculator by logging into New customers simply need to register for a login if they do not currently have one. Once in the application, service day results are displayed in a matrix that includes transit days and all service options: Standard Ground, Fastest Ground, and Expedited Precision. From the matrix options, customers can easily access links to online Rate Quotes and Bills of Lading to book and ship online.

About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest transportation service providers in the world, is the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, YRC Logistics, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive network 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. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kan.

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