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July 10, 2019 12:00 PM, EDT

YRC Appoints Jason Bergman Chief Customer Officer

YRC Freight truck and trailers YRC Worldwide Inc.

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Jason Bergman has been appointed chief customer officer for YRC Worldwide effective immediately, the company announced July 9.

Bergman will lead the enterprise sales teams of Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, YRC Freight, HNRY Logistics and the marketing services team of YRC Worldwide, officials said.

Bergman most recently was chief commercial officer for Dicom Transportation Group.

Bergman started his career in global transportation and logistics at BAX Global/Schenker, where he held several leadership positions during his 14-year tenure, ultimately serving as vice president of global sales for the retail vertical market and North American sales, according to YRC officials.

He was an officer and member of the executive team at Dynamex, where he was vice president of North American sales and led sales and marketing functions. Bergman was part of the management team responsible for the sale to Transforce Inc. in 2011.

Bergman, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, teaches at the Rutgers Business School Department of Supply Chain Management.

YRC Worldwide, based in Overland Park, Kan., ranks No. 6 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America, and YRC Freight is No. 2 on the TT list of the largest less-than-truckload carriers. — Transport Topics