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Yellow Company, YRC Freight, named 2020 Carrier of the Year by Walmart Transportation

Yellow Corporation for the third year in a row, Walmart Transportation has awarded Yellow company, YRC Freight, the 2020 Carrier of the Year award.

Ken Braunbach

“2020 presented the transportation industry with a lot of challenges, and we depended on carriers including the Yellow companies to provide Walmart with critical services and creative solutions when it was desperately needed,” said Ken Braunbach, Vice President of Walmart Inbound Transportation. “Their transparency in communications and ability to scale for both peak season and special projects was vital. Congratulations to the Yellow companies for being named as Walmart’s 2020 LTL Carrier of the Year.”

Walmart Transportation awards the Carrier of the Year honor to LTL carriers that support one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world, helping Walmart serve its customers and communities across North America. Yellow’s national network offers significant capacity and coverage to Walmart and its suppliers while prioritizing safety, service, communications, and innovative shipping solutions.

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Darren Hawkins

“I’m extremely proud our partners at Walmart have once again recognized our LTL service, and amid incredible supply chain pressures and difficulties the COVID-19 pandemic imposed,” said Yellow CEO Darren Hawkins. “Thanks to our more than 30,000 employees across North America whose hard work, dedication, and commitment to serving our customers is the reason behind outstanding awards such as this. If we can come together to excel in how we do our jobs and support our customers – and one of the world’s largest multinational retail corporations – I know there’s nothing we can’t accomplish together, as Yellow.”