New Penn Rated Number 1 in Northeast Regional LTL Earns Prestigious Quality Award for 22nd Consecutive Year


August 30, 2005


Lebanon, PA, August 30, 2005 New Penn Motor Express, Inc. has been recognized for its outstanding service quality in the annual Quest for Quality award program conducted by Logistics Management magazine and Reed Research Group. New Penn has been recognized in each of the 22 years that the survey has been conducted.


New Penn ranked number one as the top quality service provider in the competitive Northeast/Mid-Atlantic regional LTL market. The company outperformed all LTL carriers receiving Quest for Quality awards in the most important category of On-time Performance.


Over 2,000 readers of the magazine participated in the survey this year. Results of the survey appear in the August, 2005 issue of Logistics Management and are available online at Participants rated their carriers in the following five performance areas: on-time performance, value, information technology, customer service, and equipment and operations.


The employees of New Penn execute at the highest levels in our pursuit of superior next-day LTL, pool distribution and guaranteed services, said New Penn President, Stephen M. OKane. We value this recognition and appreciate the efforts of those customers who took time to participate in the research.


New Penn Motor Express, Inc., an operating unit of YRC Regional Transportation, provides superior quality regional, next-day LTL service through a network of facilities located in the Northeastern United States, Quebec, Canada, and Puerto Rico.


YRC Regional Transportation is comprised of the USF companiesUSF Holland, USF Reddaway, USF Bestway and USF Glen Mooreand New Penn Motor Express. Together, the YRC Regional Transportation companies deliver nationwide services in the next-day, second-day and time-sensitive markets, which are among the fastest-growing transportation segments.


Yellow Roadway Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest transportation service providers in the world. Through its brands including Yellow Transportation, Roadway Express, Reimer Express, USF, New Penn Motor Express and Meridian IQ, Yellow Roadway provides a wide range of asset and non-asset-based transportation services. The portfolio of brands represents a comprehensive array of services for the shipment of industrial, commercial and retail goods domestically and internationally. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Yellow Roadway Corporation employs approximately 70,000 people.