Corp. announced Tuesday, Jan. 3, that it has changed its name to YRC Worldwide
Inc., and as of January 4, its stock ticker will change from “YELL” to “YRCW” on the NASDAQ stock market.
“Simply put, the
breadth and depth of the enterprise is greater than the name Yellow Roadway
conveys,” Bill Zollars, the company’s chairman, president and CEO, said in a
press release. “We now operate in over 70 countries around the world and our
services have expanded to encompass logistics as well as global, national and
The new name
signals YRC’s continued expansion. The company acquired Roadway Corp. in
December 2003 and USF Corporation in May 2005, and is expanding its
capabilities through recent China-based joint ventures.
with the name change, YRC Worldwide has changed its Web site address to yrcw.com.