YRC Freight plans driver hiring spree

YRC Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, is planning to hire 200 over-the-road drivers in several cities across the U.S.

The company is looking for drivers in the following areas: Maybrook, NY; Buffalo, NY; St. Paul, MN; Chicago, Il; Salt Lake City, UT; Akron, OH; Cleveland, OH; Cincinnati, OH; North Indianapolis, IN; Charlotte, NC; Jackson, MS: Albuquerque, NM; and Kansas City, MO.

“YRC Freight is growing and our volumes are building,” said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight. “A huge key to our ability to prosper is engaged employees who are focused on working together with the common objective of on-time pickups and deliveries, claims free service, emphasis on safety, and the long-term commitment of delivering confidence to our customers every day.”

A unionized company, YRC Freight drivers are offered full paid health care benefits and vacation time. Drivers are paid union contract pay rates. All equipment is provided and maintained by the company and all fuel cost is paid for by the company. Many daily dispatches involve minimum time away from home. With the exception of team drivers, overnight stays for drivers are provided and paid for in hotel rooms, the company said.

Drivers interested in positions with YRC Freight can apply online by visiting www.yrcfreight.com/careers or www.yrcw.com/careers.

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