INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Celadon Logistics has been named to Inbound Logistics' Top 100 third party logistics (3PL) list for a third year in a row. Companies named to the list by the magazine are decided by the magazine's qualitative assessment of companies that are best equipped to meet and surpass their magazine readers' ever-changing outsourcing needs.
"Annually, leading third-party logistics providers submit their qualifications, hoping to match their solutions with our readers' business logistics needs," stated Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics Magazine. "Celadon Logistics was selected again as a 2017 Top 100 3PL Provider because it continues to demonstrate excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, as well as transformative solutions that drive integration across internal and external business processes."
Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research as well as comparing that data to their readers' burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies.
"This honor represents an important acknowledgment of the hard work and creativity of our extraordinary team at Celadon Logistics," said Jay Frieden, Senior Vice President of Celadon Logistics. "This award demonstrates that our customers appreciate the investment we have made in bringing on a new warehouse management system, expanding our operations in Columbus, OH and Laredo, TX as well as opening a new office in the St. Louis area in the next 45 days."
"This award validates our ongoing investment and our commitment to being the best in our business – whether it's a delivering safely and efficiently a customer's freight or optimizing their transportation and logistics operations," commented Jon Russell, President of the Celadon Group. "While winning awards is always gratifying, what makes this award particularly meaningful is the fact that customers help to determine the winners."
About Celadon: Founded in May 1985 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE: CGI), ranks as one of North America's largest truckload carriers. Through its subsidiaries, Celadon provides long-haul, regional, local, dedicated, intermodal, temperature-protect and expedited freight service across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
About Celadon Logistics: A subsidiary of the Celadon Group, Inc., Celadon Logistics Services is a full service 3PL that provides freight brokerage services, freight management, as well as supply chain management solutions, including warehousing and distribution. Celadon also offers value-added services, such as materials management, repacking and sub assembly.
About Inbound Logistics Magazine: Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at http://www.inboundlogistics.com.
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