YRC Worldwide sells Glen Moore truckload assets to Celadon

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Updated Dec 16, 2011

YRC Worldwide Inc. on Thursday, Dec. 15, announced it sold a significant portion of the assets of its Glen Moore truckload operating subsidiary to Celadon Trucking Services Inc., a subsidiary of Celadon Group Inc. Terms were not disclosed.

“Less-than-truckload shipping is what we do best,” said James Welch, chief executive officer for YRC Worldwide. “Our efforts are precisely focused on regaining the North American market leader position in that segment. To be the best LTL carrier, we must concentrate on operational excellence that delivers flexible, efficient transportation solutions with timeliness and predictability. This transaction helps us do that by simplifying our portfolio and streamlining our operations while still offering truckload services to interested customers through our provider relationships.”

“This is an exciting opportunity for Celadon,” said Paul Will, Celadon Group vice chairman, president and chief operations officer. “Glen Moore is recognized as an award-winning truckload service provider with leading-edge technologies. Its national, regional and dedicated fleet services augment our existing expertise, adding to our scale and accelerating our growth.”