Freeze protection for your freezable freight

YRC Freight helps you protect cold-sensitive LTL freight shipments.

Special handling procedures, weather monitoring and indicators in the YRC Freight tracking system help manage your temperature-sensitive freight shipments.

  • Decades of experience protecting temperature-sensitive freight
  • An almost claim-free rate for freeze-protection freight shipments
  • Pickups of temperature-sensitive freight shipments are made Monday through Friday for LTL service to all direct points in the continental United States and to/from Canada and Mexico. Pickup exclusions may apply; please refer to Tariff 100, Item 810.
  • Procedures are in place to protect your LTL freight in transit and over the weekend, using warm rooms as needed
  • Protects products that freeze at or below 32° F/0° C
  • Easy to get started:
    • Contact your YRC Freight account executive or terminal to request the option.
    • Once arrangements are complete, simply write Protect from freezing on your bill of lading

Download Freeze Protection Brochure Download our Freeze Protection brochure (447 kb PDF).

Freeze-protection service safeguards your LTL freight shipments

  • Continuous AccuWeather forecast monitoring
  • Distinct labeling on waybill and shipment paperwork
  • Procedures for protecting LTL freight while in transit
  • Sheltered areas to hold cold-sensitive freight in severe weather
  • Knowledgeable customer-support professionals
  • Freeze-protection service available for LTL and other freight shipments between direct points in the continental United States, Canada and Mexico
  • Real-time freight shipment tracking
    • on the YRC Freight website
    • through our toll-free, interactive, voice-response telephone system
  • No other national carrier maintains a near-perfect claim-free record on cold-sensitive freight shipments.
  • Many carriers can't match YRC Freight's nationwide coverage


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