OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yellow Corporation (NASDAQ: YELL) is recruiting employees for new positions in Newburgh, New York. On Thursday, May 6, Yellow will host a hiring event as the trucking company looks to fill jobs including dock workers and linehaul drivers. Yellow intends to hire qualified individuals immediately for over 20 jobs in Newburgh with more positions open nationwide.
Yellow is the second largest less-than-truckload carrier and the fifth largest transportation company in North America. Yellow’s 30,000 employees are based in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico.
Yellow’s Newburgh hiring event is among more than two dozen similar recruiting events taking place across America between now and July. By the end of 2021, Yellow aims to hire thousands of new employees nationwide with at least 1,500 of those positions earmarked for commercial drivers.
“Seventy percent of America’s freight moves on our nation’s highways, so it’s essential that the industry continue to ramp up hiring to keep the U.S. supply chain humming along,” said Darren Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer of Yellow.
“Yellow pays very competitive wages and offers outstanding healthcare benefits for employees,” said Mr. Hawkins. “For those with trucking experience or not, or folks looking for a new opportunity or needing to make a job change due to pandemic fallout, it’s an exciting time to build a career and a future at Yellow.”
In addition to the May 6 recruiting day, Yellow continues to regularly sponsor its regional Maybrook Driver Academy, which provides classroom and road training for those interested in careers as commercial drivers.
“Hiring is our number one priority,” said Hawkins. “Our freight professionals serve as the economic lifeline to nearly every community in America. Transportation and trucking people are patriots.”
On Thursday, May 6, Yellow’s recruiting event will take place at its Newburgh New Penn terminal, 1000 Homestead Avenue, Newburgh, New York, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Candidates will have the opportunity to interview with hiring managers and receive assistance with applications and paperwork. No reservation is necessary.
Yellow regularly sponsors its Maybrook Driving Academy for qualified candidates who are interested in obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) tuition-free. For information on dates, please contact Yellow at (833) 475-8201.
For more information or to apply, please visit www.MyYellow.com, and click “Careers” in the top right.
About Yellow Corporation
Yellow Corporation has one of the largest, most comprehensive logistics and less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national, and international capabilities. Through its teams of experienced service professionals, Yellow Corporation offers industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial, and retail goods with confidence. Yellow Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of LTL brands including Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, and YRC Freight, as well as the logistics company HNRY Logistics.
Please visit our website at www.myyellow.com for more information.
Source: Yellow Corporation