National Defense Transportation Assn. honors YRC Worldwide with Distinguished Service Award


The National Defense Transportation Assn. (NDTA) has tapped YRC Worldwide to receive its 2009 Distinguished Service Award for its achievements in the field of transportation and logistics in support of the NDTA and its mission. The company recently received the award at the 63rd Annual NDTA Forum & Exposition in Nashville.

“We are honored to receive an NDTA service award and consider this a direct reflection on our overall commitment to provide government entities flexible, scalable solutions that are easy to engage,” said Dave Johnson, vice president of Enterprise Solutions and leader of YRCW Government Services. “Whether a natural disaster or everyday shipping needs, our government customers have one-call access to all our operating company services through a single point of contact.”

All YRC Worldwide operating companies, including YRC, are government-approved shipping and transportation providers, and YRC Worldwide is the exclusive transportation and shipping provider to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA).

To get more information or access services for any YRC Worldwide company, customers can call one number, 1-800-610-6551, or send an e-mail to

In addition, YRC Worldwide offers a vital tier of around-the-clock government support in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency through its Immediate Response Center. With one call to 1-877-YRCW IRC (1-877-972-9472), YRC Worldwide is ready to respond with the necessary assets, network and transportation professionals.

About NDTA

The National Defense Transportation Association is a non-profit, non-political educational association committed to fostering partnerships between government, military and industry, and maintaining a strong and efficient global transportation, travel and distribution system in support of national security. There are more than 9,000 members in the association, composed of individuals and corporations. There are 60 plus chapters in the United States and overseas in Europe and the Pacific. The national headquarters office is in Alexandria, Va.

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