ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — YRC Worldwide President and Chief Operating Officer Darren D. Hawkins has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).
Prior to his appointment as YRCW President and COO, Hawkins served as president of YRC Freight. Hawkins has more than 28 years of experience in the national LTL industry in both operations and sales roles. He began his career as a dock supervisor at then Yellow Freight in Memphis, Tennessee and rose through the ranks in a variety of sales and operations roles. Hawkins worked at Yellow Freight from 1991 to 2009 and Con-way Freight from 2009 to 2012 before returning to YRC Freight in 2013.
Hawkins was appointed by ATRI Chairman Judy McReynolds, president and CEO of ArcBest Corporation at ATRI’s January board meeting.
“We look forward to having Darren serve on the ATRI Board,” said McReynolds. “Having spent his career in trucking, Darren’s experience and expertise will be a great complement to that of our other Board members.”
A complete listing of the ATRI Board of Directors is available at TruckingResearch.org.
ATRI is the trucking industry’s 501c3 not-for-profit research organization. It is engaged in critical research relating to freight transportation’s essential role in maintaining a safe, secure and efficient transportation system.
SOURCE American Transportation Research Institute