Manhattan Associates Helps Celadon Trucking Increase Driver Retention
Driver&Load(TM) & Drop&Swap(TM) Also Reducing Empty Miles, Increasing On-Time
ATLANTA, June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driver retention has increased for
Celadon Trucking Inc. (NYSE:CGI), one of North America's largest truckload
carriers, thanks in part to solutions from Manhattan Associates' (Nasdaq:MANH)
Carrier Management™ product suite. Manhattan Driver&Load™ and Manhattan
Drop&Swap™ also improved deadhead by 3.5 percent, reduced the ratio of Celadon
Trucking's administrative staff to drivers by 9 percent and increased on-time
deliveries by more than 7.5 percent.
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"With these results, not only do we drive out inefficiencies, but we garner
improvements in profitability led from increased utilization, decreased
deadhead, and improved driver satisfaction," said Michael Gabbei, chief
information officer, Celadon Trucking. "Without the help of Manhattan we would
see a significant decrease in home time compliance and a significant increase
Celadon is one of the safest truckload carriers, with multiple first-place
finishes in the Truckload Carriers Association's National Fleet Safety Awards
among carriers annually logging more than 100 million miles. Celadon employs
approximately 4,000 employees and operates roughly 3,300 tractors and 10,000
trailers. Its customer base includes Fortune 500 shippers such as General
Electric, Philip Morris, Wal-Mart, DaimlerChrysler, Procter & Gamble, and
"We used to spend a lot of time chasing our tails because we could only look
at one truck and one load at a time," said Matt Douglass, director of planning
and optimization, Celadon Trucking. "Driver and customer satisfaction are our
top priority, and the Manhattan system has given us a complete overview so
that we know what all the trucks and all the loads are doing across our
Manhattan Driver&Load and Drop&Swap's visibility and insight allows companies
to identify and address potential network issues, such as on-time pickup and
delivery, driver home-time needs and network imbalances before they become
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About Celadon Trucking Inc.
Founded in 1985, Celadon Trucking Inc. (NYSE:CGI) ranks as one of North
America's largest truckload carriers with annual revenue exceeding $550
million. The company has undergone constant expansion and now operates more
than 3,000 trucks in Mexico, the United States, and Canada. With 12 terminals
in three countries, its international presence has provided the company with a
unique niche in the shipping industry.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 23-year heritage of providing
global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that
consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership.
The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio
of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process
Platform to help organizations optimize their supply chains from planning
through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, a portfolio of distribution management
and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft .NET technology;
and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically
addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information,
please visit www.manh.com.
CONTACT: Will Haraway
Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates, Inc.
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