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Yellow Corporation Completes Spin-Off of SCS Transportation

Sep 30, 2002 at 12:00 AM EDT
Yellow Corporation Completes Spin-Off of SCS TransportationOVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sep 30, 2002 -- Yellow Corporation (Nasdaq: YELL) today announced that it has completed the 100 percent distribution of SCS Transportation, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCST) to Yellow shareholders of record (the "Spin-Off"). SCST shares have been distributed to Yellow shareholders on the basis of one SCST share for every two Yellow shares held on the record date of September 3, 2002.

As previously announced, the Spin-Off is structured as a tax-free distribution for U.S. federal tax purposes, except to the extent a shareholder receives cash in lieu of fractional share interests. No fractional shares of SCST common stock will be delivered as part of the distribution, as cash will be paid in lieu of fractional shares. Cash received in lieu of fractional shares will be taxable.

Beginning October 1, 2002, Yellow shares will trade on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "YELL" with the value of SCST shares removed. On the same date, SCS Transportation will begin trading as a separate entity on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "SCST".

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The words "will" and "structured" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Yellow statements concerning the generally tax-free consequences of the Spin-Off to Yellow shareholders are its expectations regarding this matter. Yellow has received a private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that provides some assurance regarding the tax-free nature of the Spin-Off. Even so, this ruling is based on the accuracy of Yellow and SCST representations to the IRS as to numerous factual matters and as to the intention of Yellow and SCS to take or avoid taking certain future actions. SCST has filed a General Form for Registration of Securities on Form 10, as amended (Form 10), with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). This Form 10 details certain federal income tax consequences of the Spin-Off and the risk factors associated with achieving the tax-free treatment of the Spin-Off. A copy of the Form 10 can be obtained from the SEC website, .

Yellow Corporation is a holding company with wholly owned operating subsidiaries. Its largest subsidiary, Yellow Transportation, offers a full range of national, regional and international services for the movement of industrial, commercial and retail goods. Meridian IQ is a non-asset based company using web-native technology to provide customers a single source for transportation management solutions and global shipment management. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Yellow Corporation employs approximately 25,000 people nationally.

SCS Transportation is a leading transportation company providing regional and interregional less-than-truckload (LTL) and selected truckload (TL) service solutions across the United States. Its operating subsidiaries are Saia, based in Duluth, Georgia, and Jevic, based in Delanco, New Jersey. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, SCST has approximately 7,500 employees nationwide.

SOURCE Yellow Corporation

Stephen Bruffett of Yellow Corporation
Greg Drown of SCS Transportation, Inc.
Suzanne Dawson of Linden Alschuler & Kaplan