Yellow Freight

Yellow Freight trucking is a division of YRC Worldwide Inc whose main headquarters is located in Overland Park, Kansas.


Yellow Freight Pay Scale

Yellow Freight Payscale

The median salary for full time OTR drivers with YRC Worldwide Inc is $62,282 per 2013 statistics. This is reported to have rose up to $64,040 in 2016 per

The average YRCW monthly payscale is $5180 per month.

The company was formed when the Yellow Transportation Company purchased and merged with the Roadway Company in 1930. In addition to the Akron office, there are four more subsidiaries of YRC Worldwide Inc . They specialize in transporting goods for commercial, industrial and retail companies throughout the United States and globally as well.

Getting a rate quote is fast, easy and convenient using the online rate quote tool on the YRC website Simply enter the information and you will get a quote immediately. Once you review the quote, you can schedule your shipment for pickup. Use this tool for your spot truckload or a load weighing less than 5,000 pounds.

YRC Worldwide Inc has proven itself in the industry by its show of leadership, use of the most advanced information technology, safety and community service. YRC strives to be the best in transportation services for all of your needs providing LTL transportation throughout the whole United States as well as to Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Mexico and other off-short destinations. Due to its use of global logistics, communications with overseas transportation is easy and accurate.

YRC Worldwide Inc. shows leadership in the industry by:

-Guaranteed delivery of tradeshow exhibits at no additional charge.
-Guaranteed protection of standard shipment with their Sealed Divider Service.
-Only transport company that has representatives at border crossings to expedite customs clearance.
-One of the first companies to be certified for C-TPAT, PIP and FAST programs.
-The first nationwide LTL Company to receive the ISO certification for its entire network, management, shipping and delivery of goods.

YRC Worldwide Inc. is capable of:

-Seamless transportation throughout Canada, Mexico, and the US.
-Reliable two, three day and coast to coast service.
-Expedited and guaranteed delivery of YRC Time-Critical deliveries via ground or air.
-Transport and logistics for import and export shipments using YRC Global Logistics.
-Transportation for volume shipments, tradeshow exhibits, cold-sensitive products and product returns.

YRC Worldwide Inc. boasts six drivers being awarded the prestigious 2009-2010 award from the American Trucking Association. They proudly display the “Share the Road Safely” sticker on their trailers. “Share the Road Safely” is a safety program endorsed by the Ohio State Highway Patrol to promote safer driving practices.

YRC Worldwide Inc. is most certainly your one-stop shop for all of your commercial, industrial and retail goods shipping needs. This is a full service shipping company.

YRC Benefits


Yellow Freight offers one of the best benefit packages in the trucking industry. This is one reason why more experienced drivers apply with YRCW than any other North American OTR company. The YRC benefits package allows the employee to mix and match packages and that flexibility is a major benefit for drivers as each need and family situation varies widely.

The YRC benefits package includes options for each of the following:

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug

Union Support

One of major influences in the payscale with YRCW is that they offer Union backed contracts and that directly influences their pay rates. For 1st year OTR truckers, you can realistically earn $60,000 and build a stable income for years to come with YRCW.

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