WROXETER, Ontario, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyndman Transport, a subsidiary of Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE: CGI), has announced the opening of a new trucking terminal in Ayr, ON in mid-November. The new terminal is located at 2616 Cedar Creek Road, just off Ontario Highway 401 and Highway 97 at Exit 268 and provides easy access to this primary trade artery with the U.S. The new facility features a state-of-the-art driver lounge, new driver dorm rooms and an expanded maintenance shop that includes a wash bay and loading dock. In addition, the Ayr terminal is a full-service facility that includes driver recruiting, safety, orientation, operations and administration. With the opening of the Ayr terminal, Hyndman has closed the terminal in Kitchener and all drivers and staff have transitioned to the new facility.
"We wanted to offer our drivers additional resources housed in a facility that's second to none," explained Mike Campbell, President of Hyndman Transport. "The new Ayr terminal not only allows us to provide more services to our drivers than ever before, it also provides drivers with a very convenient location."
Opening a new trucking terminal paves the way for Hyndman to expand their fleet and connect with more drivers. The new facility will serve as a base of operations for recruiting and orientation. With more than 75 years of experience behind them, Hyndman Transport understands the value of good drivers.
"There is nothing more valuable to our company than our drivers and this new facility demonstrates our commitment to them. We have built a reputation of being a driver-focused company and we believe this new facility validates this dedication," stated Campbell. "Additionally, the opening of our new terminal is the latest initiative that demonstrates our customer commitment to ensuring we continue to provide excellent service in truckload transportation throughout the Canadian provinces and beyond."
"The opening of the new Ayr terminal is another example of Celadon's pledge to serve our customers in Canada," said Paul Will, Chairman and CEO of Celadon Group. "Hyndman and Celadon both have a rich history in Canada and are dedicated to providing the Canadian market with the best facilities and infrastructure to capitalize on the growth opportunities in Canada."
About Hyndman Transport: Hyndman Transport is a Canadian subsidiary of Celadon Group, Inc., with headquarters in Wroxeter and terminals in Lévis, QC, Winnipeg, MB and Ayr, ON, providing truckload services to all points within Canada and the U.S. Hyndman provides transportation services to a diverse cross-section of product markets with manufacturers, wholesaler-distributors and 3PLs. For more than 75 years, Hyndman has competed in the highly competitive Canadian domestic and cross-border trucking markets.
About Celadon: Founded in May 1985 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Celadon Group, Inc. ranks as one of North America's largest truckload carriers with annual revenue nearing $700 million. Through its subsidiaries, Celadon provides long-haul, regional, local, dedicated, intermodal, temperature-protect and expedited freight service across the United States, Canada and Mexico. The company also owns Celadon Logistics Services, which provides freight brokerage services, freight management, as well as supply chain management solutions, including warehousing and distribution.
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