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Celadon receives ‘Diamond’ award from Walmart


Thursday, April 22, 2010
“It is an enormous honor to be recognized by Walmart as its Diamond Carrier of the Year. When we won the Rising Star award in 2006, it energized our team to strive for more,” said Steve Russell, chairman and CEO of Celadon Group. “This latest award demonstrates that our commitment to deliver unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has permeated through our organization.”
“It is an enormous honor to be recognized by Walmart as its Diamond Carrier of the Year. When we won the Rising Star award in 2006, it energized our team to strive for more,” said Steve Russell, chairman and CEO of Celadon Group. “This latest award demonstrates that our commitment to deliver unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has permeated through our organization.”

INDIANAPOLIS — Celadon Group Inc. reports its Celadon Trucking Services was awarded by Walmart Stores Inc. its prestigious General Merchandise Diamond Carrier of the Year.

“Celadon has set themselves apart from other carrier partners in the industry by going above and beyond to service our customers and exceeding our service expectations,” said Ken Braunbach, senior director for carrier relations. “We considered many factors when determining the winners of this prestigious award. Celadon’s overall dedication to customer service, operational excellence and the ability to offer creative solutions to our complex supply chain opportunities has set them apart from their peers. Walmart realizes the continued pressure and challenges facing the transportation industry. Celadon’s ability to rise above these obstacles is outstanding.”

“It is an enormous honor to be recognized by Walmart as its Diamond Carrier of the Year. When we won the Rising Star award in 2006, it energized our team to strive for more,” said Steve Russell, chairman and CEO of Celadon Group. “This latest award demonstrates that our commitment to deliver unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has permeated through our organization.”

Celadon Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, primarily provides long-haul, full-truckload freight service across the United States, Canada and Mexico. The company also owns Celadon Logistics Services, which provides freight brokerage; Celadon Dedicated Services, which provides supply chain management solutions, such as warehousing and dedicated fleet services; and TruckersB2B .

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