Founded in 1985 and employing over 4,000 associates worldwide, Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) is one of the largest and most progressive transportation and logistics companies in North America with revenue exceeding $600 million. Through its subsidiaries, Celadon provides long-haul and regional full-truckload freight service across the United States, Canada and Mexico. With approximately 110,000 annual border crossings, the company is believed to be the largest provider of international truckload movements in North America.
The company also owns Celadon Logistics Services, which provides freight management services, less-than-truckload consolidation, freight brokerage, as well as supply chain management solutions, including warehousing and dedicated fleet services. Celadon is also a minority partner in TruckersB2B, which offers purchasing power for items such as fuel, tires, and equipment to small- and medium-sized member trucking fleets.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Celadon operates roughly 3,000 tractors and 8,700 trailers. Its customer base represents a Who’s Who list of the world’s leading manufacturers and retailers. No matter what you buy or where you buy it, there’s a good chance that Celadon trucks have played a role in shipping your favorite products from the manufacturer, directly to your preferred retailers and ultimately into your hands. Eleven acquisitions over the past two years has allowed Celadon to expand its operations and service offerings within the United States and significantly improve lane density, freight mix, service offerings and customer diversity.
Celadon is a U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partner and holds CTPAT, Partners in Protection, FAST, TSA, and ACE accreditations. As a Smart-Way Partner, employees and customers take pride in knowing Celadon takes an aggressive, pro-active approach in doing its part to support a cleaner environment. In addition to earning the EPA's top score in the Smart-Way Transport Partnership for cleaner air, Celadon is a 3 time consecutive winner of the U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Award for increasing fuel efficiency, while reducing green-house gases and air pollution.
Celadon maintains one of the youngest fleets in the transportation industry with an average tractor age below 2 years, compared with the industry average of 7 years. Celadon has been recognized with the 1st Place -- National Fleet Safety Award, the industry’s most prestigious safety award, three times. Celadon drivers know that they drive the youngest, safest, most technologically advanced and fuel efficient fleet in the industry.
Celadon places the highest priority on the health and happiness of employees. In fact, Celadon is a repeat honoree of the American Heart Association’s “Fit-Friendly Company” award. In 2011, a corporate, on-site medical center was opened, which offers primary physician care, prescription services, and worker’s compensation rehabilitation and physical therapy. At Celadon employees are the most valuable resource. Keeping people healthy, at work, and on the road is our number one priority. Celadon has been named one of Indiana’s and Indianapolis’ best places to work several times in the last 10 years, the most recent being Indianapolis Star's 2013 ,“Top Workplaces in Indianapolis” award.