(Indianapolis) March 30, 2017 – Celadon Group, Inc.’s (NYSE: CGI) Celadon Trucking Services announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® award from RecruitMilitary, the national leader in helping employers connect with high-quality veterans. The MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training, and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The award marks its ninth edition in 2017.
“Hiring veterans just makes good business sense,” said Peter Gudmundsson, President of RecruitMilitary. “It is evident that companies across the country see the value that veteran talent brings to the table by this year’s list of MVEs. I congratulate each of the finalists on their veteran hiring strategies and for their selection.”
The 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military was open to all U.S.-based companies. Winners will be selected from this pool of finalist companies and will be announced in May. In observance of Armed Forces Day, the annual list of MVEs will be released in the May/June issue of RecruitMilitary’s Search & Employ® magazine.
“As we hire these extraordinary Americans, we know that we are bringing on highly-skilled, dedicated colleagues that enhance our business and our culture,” commented Paul Will, chairman and chief executive officer of the Celadon Group, Inc. “These people come to us with a complete set of talents: individual responsibility, discipline, leadership, the ability to motivate large groups. Celadon’s commitment to veterans is strong—we take great pride in providing veterans meaningful career opportunities where they can use the skills developed in their service to our country and be successful.”
Celadon Group, Inc. (www.celadongroup.com), through its subsidiaries, 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