Yrc to not compete in the next day market sector????????

Discussion in 'Fedex Freight' started by FIRE IN THE WIRE, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. FIRE IN THE WIRE

    FIRE IN THE WIRE Active Member

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    If anyone could give out more details but i heard yrc's upcoming change of operations this year includes them of laying their next day service to rest for good and not compete in that market anymore.......not sure if it's true or not?????????????????
     
  2. CenturyClass

    CenturyClass Lead-side Recruit

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    Yes i read it in the news.. giving up their velocity next day service to focus on the long haul market business.
     
  3. chitownpeddler

    chitownpeddler Well-Known Member

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    I believe they are leaving the next day business to their regional carriers.
     
  4. FIRE IN THE WIRE

    FIRE IN THE WIRE Active Member

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    Then maybe this is the reason for the small hiring process at most terminals then........
     
  5. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    They can't compete in the next-day market as it is, so why bother? I've seen their service map and out of Atlanta there are points in GA that are 2 day! Seems kinda dumb to get out of it since a majority of LTL freight is next-day. Can anyone say CF???
     
  6. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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  7. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    That DOES sound like what CF did! See, CF, or the parent of CF which was CNF is still in business. It's now Con-way Inc. They spun CF motor freight off by itself after they built and strengthened the Con-way companies, stood back from a distance, and watched that mother burn to the ground.
     
  8. Matt

    Matt Supah truckah

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    dont really see how Holland or Reddyway can do this on a national scale seeing how they are regional. didnt YRC buy USF to get into the nextday market. kinda waste of a few billion i see
     
  9. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Wasting money seems to be YRC's M.O. don't it?
     
  10. fartknocker

    fartknocker Well-Known Member

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    I think its a smart move. I dont know what the plan is to try to move the freight to the regionals. Their linehaul system sounds like a mess.
     
  11. westdriver

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    maybe we can use yellow
    for our PT
    wouldnt that be sweet
     
  12. Twice Pipes

    Twice Pipes Well-Known Member

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    YRC Freight, the Official new name is getting out of the over night service and concentrating on the 2-5 day service. There sister companies New Penn, Holland, and Reddaway will handle the over night service. One small problem with this scenario is Reddaway, New Penn, and Holland doesn't cover the states of ND, SD, NE, OK, NM, TX, LA, AR, FL, VA, They have one terminal in KS and GA, and two terminals in AL. I guess they plan to give this freight to other companies to deliver. That should make the customer happy when he's trying to track a shipment or file a claim.
     
  13. freds house boy

    freds house boy dumb truck driver

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    They are coming for our choo choo freight. Fred might just give it to them, he really likes supporting the union, just not for us. Hmmmmmmm wonder why. Take freight from none union FedEx Freight employees and give to union railroad. Union good if Fred can make money with it, but bad if we might.:cuss:
     
  14. formerEdriver

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    maybe they will expand their coverage with those regional opcos
     
  15. Matt

    Matt Supah truckah

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    do what ? something tells me you are just mad no matter what
     
  16. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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    I was wondering the same thing. How will they move next day here in the mid-west?
    Like formerEdriver said, maybe expand the regional carriers?
    But that would cost huge bucks and take a long time.
    Sounds like a lot of freight is gonna be up for grabs in the middle of the map.
     
  17. fartknocker

    fartknocker Well-Known Member

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    I wonder how they will hand off the business to the regionals.They assume they will keep the business,or at least the guys on the TB talk that way.
     
  18. chitownpeddler

    chitownpeddler Well-Known Member

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    In the YRC forum one driver for YRC said he delivers Holland freight in an area that Holland doesn't service. So maybe If they don't have a regional carrier in a certain area YRC will interline for them
     
  19. kgintune

    kgintune New Member

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    They loose money on every shipment they pick up so this is their way of saving money.
     
  20. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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    Yea I know. You can't just hand over an account to another carrier. The customer decides who to load.

    If the shipper offers a next day skid to YRCF and they say "no", then it's up for grabs.
     

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