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2014-01-30 12:25:47

-- Keeps its national headquarters in Overland Park -- OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intouch Solutions, a technology based marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, has announced that it will be moving to the Renaissance III building, 7045 College Boulevard, in June of 2014. The move comes in response to Intouch Solutions' rapid expansion, with the number of employees rising by 16% in 2013 alone to a current total of 340 in the Kansas City area....

2013-12-09 16:26:16

Its Second Location in Overland Park KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth CareSpot urgent care center in partnership with HCA Midwest Health System -- Kansas City's largest healthcare provider -- opens on December 9, 2013, at 9507 Antioch Road, in Overland Park, Kansas. This opening also marks the second CareSpot location in Overland Park, complementing the other center at 7935 W. 151(st) Street. The general public is invited to a Grand Opening Week celebration...

2013-05-10 23:02:36

Craig Apple and his team at Window Genie Overland Park donated a $250 Window Genie gift certificate to the raffle at Mom's Day 5K benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Window Genie is the nationally ranked home service franchise known to, "Clean Windows and a Whole Lot More!" Window Genie is also known for window tinting, pressure washing, gutter cleaning and giving back to the community through their give-back program, Windows 4...

2013-04-23 16:20:38

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), has announced today that the network optimization plan submitted to union leaders in March 2013 has been approved. The network optimization is a key component of YRC Freight's strategy to continuously improve customer service by reducing the handling of shipments and excess time in transit. The transportation team and network engineers at YRC Freight will implement the...

2013-03-12 12:21:22

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), has mailed to union leadership a proposal for a new set of network improvements. Once implemented, the network improvements will be another step in YRC Freight's efforts to continuously improve customer service, optimize linehaul density and load average, reduce empty miles and reduce shipment handling. "By realigning our network, YRC Freight will reduce the number of...

2013-02-09 23:04:02

Annual award is provided to fast-growing companies in Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 LightWild, a leading provider of innovative and energy efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial applications, today announced it has received the NOVA award from the Overland Park Economic Development Council (OPEDC). OPEDC annually presents the NOVA award to fast-growing companies that help make Overland Park, Kansas the “Leading Suburban Business Community...

2013-01-09 12:20:47

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), today announced that professional drivers Byron Bramwell and Donald Conklin have been selected to serve as America's Road Team Captains by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Bramwell and Conklin join an elite group of 18 Captains - million-mile, accident-free professional truck drivers - who are chosen to represent the industry and promote highway safety to motorists. For...

2012-10-17 07:20:49

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) today announced the 2012 winners of the Destination Green Environmental Excellence Award for employee leadership in sustainability. In the second year of the awards, two teams were recognized along with seven employees. This year's awards recognize employee involvement in emissions reductions, recycling, and industry leadership in the driver community. The two teams and seven individual award winners were...

2012-08-02 06:20:47

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) agrees with the ruling on Wednesday, August 1, by Judge Susan Webber Wright of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas to dismiss a lawsuit brought by ABF Freight System, Inc. against several parties, including YRC Inc., New Penn Motor Express, Inc., USF Holland, Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, claiming that certain amendments to the YRCW companies' collective...

2012-07-26 06:20:12

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) today announced that it will be deploying the Intermec CN70e handheld mobile devices to more than 10,000 professional city drivers for YRC Freight, Reddaway and Holland beginning in October. Drivers will now be able to maximize productivity, enhance customer service, and optimize pickup and delivery operations. They will be able to more expediently enter shipment information and communicate it to the dispatch...