AKRON, OHIO – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been awarded a supply arrangement by YRC Worldwide Inc. to provide commercial tires to some of its operating companies within YRC Regional Transportation, also based in Akron. Under the arrangement, Goodyear will supply replacement and retread truck tires and tire services in North America for several of the operating companies through 2008. YRC Worldwide was formerly known as Yellow Roadway Corp. YRC Regional Transportation delivers nationwide service in the next-day, second-day and time-sensitive markets, which are among the fastest-growing transportation segments. YRC Regional Transportation is a division of YRC Worldwide and was created in May 2005 when the company acquired USF Corp. The USF operating companies handled nearly 20 million shipments last year in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials