Who do those in the know admire most? When it comes to the trucking industry, executives, directors and securities analysts say they take their hats off to Yellow Roadway Corp. For the second consecutive year, Yellow Roadway Corp. has been ranked Number One in its industry in Fortune's list of "America's Most Admired Companies." The company (Yellow acquired Roadway in December 2003) achieved that distinction by earning the top ranking in seven of the survey's eight categories: innovation; employee talent; use of corporate assets; social responsibility; quality of management; long-term investment; and quality of products and services.
Yellow Roadway joins other high-profile corporate leaders among the ranks of winners, including Wal-Mart Stores, Southwest Airlines, Procter & Gamble and Starbucks."We are extremely honored by this prestigious recognition," says Bill Zollars, chairman, president and CEO of Yellow Roadway Corp. "This validation of Yellow Roadway as a leader in its ongoing commitment to its customers is much appreciated."