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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

more than 300 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $20 billion in product sales.

Resources | Sales & Operations | Operations Cost Saving Programs

Operations Cost-Savings Programs

PTDA offers these programs that can help member companies achieve savings in the area of operations management.

 Yellow (YRC)

We are Yellow, the original less-than-truckload carrier. We created this industry. And with our size and shipping services, we're taking it to the next level. Discover what Yellow can do for you!
Learn more about Yellow’s capabilities go to https://www.myyellow.com/ 
Take advantage of member-exclusive rates on LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping with Yellow. Yellow Corporation has one of the largest, most comprehensive transportation networks in North America with local, regional, and national capabilities. Through its teams of experienced service professionals, Yellow offers industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring that customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence.

Through the PTDA -Yellow partnership, members receive access to these benefits and more:
  • Association Membership
  • Dedicated Associations Representative
  • Specialized Discounts
  • Reduced Accessorials
  • Guaranteed Delivery Options
  • National, Regional, Canada, Mexico, & Domestic Shipping
  • Access to Yellow Logistics specializing in Dedicated trucks, Flatbed, Air Freight, Warehousing, Reverse Logistics, Projects, etc.
  • Exhibit/ Tradeshow Benefits 
Yellow companies (Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, YRC Freight) have the largest, most comprehensive LTL network in North America with local, regional, national, and international capabilities.
  • Holland: AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, WV, WI
  • New Penn: CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
  • Reddaway: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
  • YRC Freight: all of North America (Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Puerto Rico)
  • Yellow Logistics: Flatbeds, Dedicated Trucks, Truckloads, Air Freight, etc. 
To start saving, visit enrollhere.net. 
For questions, contact your dedicated association specialist at 800-647-3061 or via e-mail at associations@yrcfreight.com.


Cerasis is a North American transportation firm with over 20 years of experience helping companies optimize their freight and shipping needs. Cerasis is skilled in helping distributors and manufacturers of all sizes reduce costs, improve their technology and streamline their processes associated with freight and shipping. Their solution is flexible and scalable to fit the needs of all PTDA members, regardless of size or needs--Cerasis customers represent both independent distributors who ship a few times a month all the way to Fortune 100 brands.

Cerasis offers PTDA members a comprehensive list of services, including:
  • Carrier Management: Negotiate world-class LTL pricing with national, regional and local carriers.
  • Technology: Rate and route carriers, generate quotes, create documents (such as BOL's), report generation, viewing consolidated tracking information and much more. Cerasis technology can be integrated with your ERP, WMS or ecommerce platform.
  • Freight Pay and Audit: Ensure all invoices from carriers are accurate and consolidated weekly.
  • Claims Resolution: Cerasis will expedite and manage all loss and damage claims on your behalf.
  • Inbound Routing: Cerasis can work with your suppliers to schedule inbound or dropship orders.

PTDA Members are eligible for a no-cost analysis of their current pricing and carrier agreements. Contact Jaron Klopstein 608-320-2033.

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