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Celadon Group, Inc. Company Review

Celadon Group, Inc.

Celadon Group, Inc. company logo

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.

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 Group, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Celadon corporate headquarters
9503 East 33rd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46235
Phone: 1-800-235-2366
Website: Celadon Group, Inc.

Getting Hired At Celadon Group, Inc.

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21.5 years old
  • Have 6 months of verifiable tractor/trailer experience in the past 36 months*
  • Hold a valid Class A CDL issued by your state of residence
  • Have a clean driving record
  • No DWI, DUI, careless, or reckless driving convictions in the past 5 years
  • *If you have at least 3 months, you can participate in a 2 or 5 day extended orientation refresher course. If you don't have 3 months, Celadon offers a training period in addition to the extended orientation.

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DWI, DUI, careless, or reckless driving convictions in the past 5 years.

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Celadon Hiring Area

Celadon hires from all 48 contiguous states

Celadon hires throughout the lower 48 states, except the area of Florida south of Ocala.

Minimum Age For Celadon Group, Inc.

Celadon Minimum Age:
22 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Schaffer 22  
    .
  • Celadon 22  
    .
  • Premier 22  
    .
  • Averitt 21  
    .
  • Quality Distribution 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Celadon Group, Inc.

Celadon Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Estenson  12  
    .
  • CalArk  6  
    .
  •  Watkins Shepard
    No Experience Required
  •  Beelman
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  Celadon
    No Experience Required

Celadon Group, Inc. Driver Pay

Solo Pay:

$.33/Mile - 6-35 Months Experience

$.34/Mile - 36+ Months Experience

Every 120k miles, you will receive a 1 cent pay increase. Each anniversary date you will receive 1 week vacation at $500. All new and existing drivers are eligible for this pay package.

Bonus Pay:

  • $.03/Mile - HAZMAT Loads
  • $.005/Mile - Safety Bonus
  • $.01/Mile Increase - Every 120,000 Miles Ran - NO CAP

Team Bonus Pay:

  • $.06/Mile Split Bonus - receive bonus on all miles if you: a) run 17,000 miles in a calendar month or b) run for 28 days in a calendar month
  • $.01/Mile - pay increase for every 240,000 miles (no cap)
  • $.03/Mile - HAZMAT loads
  • $.005/Mile - safety bonus

Local Routes pay hourly rate

Celadon Average Weekly Pay

Celadon Average Weekly Pay:
$850 weekly

Average Weekly Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  $1,307  
    .
  • Lone Star  $1,200  
    .
  • Dart  $1,100  
    .
  • Carter  $1,000  
    .
  • Prime  $1,000  
    .
  • Celadon  $850  
    .
  • Covenant  $780  
    .

Celadon Starting Pay For Solo Drivers

Celadon Starting Pay For Solo Drivers:
33 cpm

Solo Starting Pay Comparison

  • Marten  49 cpm  
    .
  • Hunt  45 cpm  
    .
  • Dart  40 cpm  
    .
  • Schaffer  37 cpm  
    .
  • KLLM  34 cpm  
    .
  • Celadon  33 cpm  
    .
  • SRT  29 cpm  
    .

Celadon Starting Pay For Team Drivers

Celadon Starting Pay For Team Drivers:
42 cpm

Team Starting Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  67 cpm  
    .
  • Marten  52 cpm  
    .
  • Jim Palmer  44 cpm  
    .
  • MTS  44 cpm  
    .
  • Celadon  42 cpm  
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  35 cpm  
    .
  • CRST  33 cpm  
    .

Celadon Group, Inc. Driver Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life
  • Dependent Term Life
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Universal Life
  • Specified Critical Illness
  • Long Term Care
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Company Paid Group Term Life
  • Legal Plan

Celadon Group, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Celadon Group, Inc.

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Intermodal

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
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Celadon Operating Area

Celadon operates all 48 contiguous states

Celadon Company Terminal Locations

Celadon Group, Inc. terminal locations
  • Laredo, TX
  • Greenwood, IN
  • Fontana, CA
  • Janesville, WI
  • Butler, IN
  • Obetz, OH
  • Carlisle, PA
  • Richmond, VA
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Hampton, VA
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Columbus, IN
  • El Paso, TX
  • Hope Mills, NC
  • Drums, PA
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Battleboro, NC
  • Gadsden, AL
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Waxahachie, TX
  • Warren, IN
  • Kernersville, NC
  • Henderson, CO

Celadon Yearly Revenues

Celadon: $554,650,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • XPO  $5.81B
    .
  • Schneider  $3.9B
    .
  • Celadon  $554.65M
    .
  • Wilson  $147.16M
    .
  • CalArk  $134.23M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Celadon Yearly Miles

Celadon: 290,000,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Celadon  290M
    .
  • A&R  76.81M
    .
  • JBS  61.84M
    .
  • Martin  57.2M
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle  52.39M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Celadon Company Policies

  • Celadon Home Time Options

    Celadon has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly

    OTR - 14 Days Out = 2 Days Off Regional: As often as possible Local - Home nightly in most markets

  • Celadon Rider Policy

    If you have a rider with you they must be your spouse or your child. Children must have permission from both parents and must be 12 years of age. ID and birth certificate will be required.

  • Celadon Tuition Reimbursement

    Celadon does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Celadon Pet Policy

    Celadon does allow pets but no specific policy information was given.

Celadon Company Equipment

Celadon Number Of Trucks

Celadon Number Of Trucks:
0 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • USA Truck  2,649
    .
  • Trimac  2,200
    .
  • Stevens  2,150
    .
  • MTS  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .
  • Celadon  0
    .

Celadon Number Of Trailers

Celadon Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Interstate  5,600
    .
  • Central  2,500
    .
  • Wilson  1,758
    .
  • Carter  1,300
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .
  • Celadon  0
    .

Celadon Governed Speed

Celadon Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • XPO  65 mph
    .
  • Maverick  65 mph
    .
  • Ozark  65 mph
    .
  • TMC  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Celadon  0 mph
    .

Celadon Tractor Brands

  • Celadon

  • Maverick

  • PGT

  • A&R

  • XPO

  • Hirschbach

  • Averitt

  • Roehl

  • Carter

  • P&S

  • Dillon

  • MTS

Celadon Transmission Types

Celadon has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Crete
    • SRT
    • Prime
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Hunt
    • MTS
  • Automatics
    • Koch
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Dillon
    • Carter
    • Maverick
  • Mix Of Both
    • XPO
    • TMC
    • Trimac
    • Dart
    • Melton
    • Jim Palmer

Celadon APU Policy

Celadon has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Hirschbach
    • Ozark
    • Marten
    • Melton
    • Koch
    • Navajo
  • Without APU's
    • Gypsum
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Roehl
    • Eagle
    • AAA Cooper
    • SRT
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Celadon Company Training

Celadon Company-Sponsored Training

Celadon offers a full company-sponsored training program where you can get your CDL for little or no money up front. Click the button below to learn more about it:

Learn More About Celadon's Company-Sponsored Training

  • Length Of Training At Celadon

    The training at Celadon will last approximately 4 weeks.

    Upon completing orientation, driver will be in Trainee status and go with a trainer for 10,000 miles at a rate of $0.18/mile.

  • Celadon Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $450 per week during your training.

    Trainee pay is based on 10,000 miles at $.18 per mile.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a solo driver during training with Celadon

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Celadon you will run solo after training.

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