YRC Freight

YRC Freight

YRC Freight Carrier Info

YRC Freight, founded in 1924, is a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods company, which specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers'​supply chains. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. with corporate headquarters in Overland Park, Kan. YRC has company terminals and drop yards in majority of the places in all 48 states across the US.  The fleet of YRC Freight consists of over 10,000 tractors and trailers of Frieghtliner, Peterbilt and Kenworth latest models.

YRC Freight offers a lot of driving career opportunities both for experienced and fresh drivers. The company’s culture is an exemplary in the industry when it comes to driving career and its growth. The jobs offered by the company include P& D drivers, Road drivers and Combo drivers.

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Trucking Jobs Available At YRC Freight

Identified through company’s own website and other reliable online resources, following truck driving jobs are offered by YRC Freight:

  • P&D drivers (Pickup & Delivery drivers)
  • Road drivers
  • Combo drivers

YRC Freight Pay Scale

  • P&D drivers (Pickup & Delivery drivers):

Drive an average of 150 miles a day and possibly work on the dock during shift. Average pay is up to $12 per hour.

  • Road drivers:

Union contract pay rates up to 52 cents a mile.


First year road driver may earn up to $60,000 (paid by the mile), and city drivers may earn an average of over $20 per hour.

Drivers usually avail an average of 2,000 miles per week, with opportunities to drive as a team.

  • Combo drivers:


Drivers get an average of 250 miles a day and possibly work on the dock during shift. Average pay is up to 42 cents per mile.

Additional Perks for drivers working at YRC Freight

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit
  • Up to $0.561128 per mile for road drivers
  • Up to $24.74 per hour for P&D drivers
  • Paid overtime
  • Paid delay time
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement pay
  • Worker’s Compensation pay
  • Paid sick and/or personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Medical care coverage
  • Dental care coverage
  • Vision care coverage
  • Basic and accidental death and dismemberment life insurance
  • Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Defined benefit pension
  • 401(k) saving program

YRC Freight Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Hold a Class A CDL
  • Have or can get the following endorsements: tankers, hazardous materials and double/triple
  • A clean motor vehicle record (MVR) — no DUIs and no more than 1 accident within 36 months
  • Pass DOT physical, drug test and criminal background check
  • Age 21, minimum
  • Record of safe and competent driving as demonstrated on state motor vehicle record
  • Valid Class A CDL with doubles/triples, hazmat and tank endorsements

YRC Freight Hiring Areas

YRC Freight hires drivers out of all the 48 states:

AL / AR / AZ / CA / CO / CT / DE / FL / GA / ID / IL / IN / IA / KS / KY / LA / ME / MD / MA / MI / MN / MS / MO / MT / NE / ND / NV / NH / NJ / NM / NY / NC / ND / OH / OK / OR / PA / RI / SC / SD / TN / TX / UT / VT / VA / WA / WV / WI / WY.

YRC Freight Equipment

The fleet of YRC Freight consists of over 10,000 tractors and trailers of Frieghtliner, Peterbilt and Kenworth latest models.

Freightliner  Peterbilt  International  Kenworth  Volvo  Mack

volvo trucks

peterbilt trucks

international trucks

YRC Freight Orientation Process

The orientation lasts for 3-4 days, based on driver’s experience. All expenses including meals, lodging and transportation are provided by YRC.

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