Canadian Manufacturing

Celadon acquires Hyndman Transport

Hyndman operates approximately 175 tractors and generated approximately $48 million in revenue in 2012



INDIANAPOLIS—Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. has agreed to acquire Wroxeter, Ont.-based international trucking company Hyndman Transport Ltd.

Terms and conditions of the transaction were not disclosed.

Hyndman operates approximately 175 tractors and generated approximately $48 million in revenue in 2012, comprised of both domestic Canadian shipments and international shipments between Canada and the U.S.

Celadon will be maintaining the 21 acre Hyndman terminal and facility in Wroxeter, Ont., while continuing to operate its Celadon Canada operation in Kitchener, Ont.

Hyndman president Mike Campbell and CFO Jeff Sippel will remain with Celadon and continue to manage this business under the direction and guidance of Celadon’s corporate team and long-term strategies.

“Hyndman has been a well-respected Canadian truckload carrier that has provided a high level of dry van freight services for its customers since 1937,” said Paul Will, president and CEO, Celadon Trucking. “We believe this acquisition offers solid potential to expand our domestic Canada footprint and advance our overall growth plans by delivering growth in our dry van, cross border transportation service offering.”

Celadon Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides long-haul and regional full-truckload freight service across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company also owns Celadon Logistics Services, which provides freight brokerage services, less-than-truckload services, as well as supply chain management solutions, including warehousing and dedicated fleet services.

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