INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group Inc. plans to build a $5.25 million driver-training center and add 182 new workers to its central Indiana workforce.
Documents filed with the city of Indianapolis show that in return Celadon is seeking property-tax abatements worth $212,000.The Metropolitan Development Commission could vote Jan. 16 on final approval of those abatements.
The Indianapolis Business Journal reports (http://bit.ly/YSRuzr ) that Celadon plans to build a 60,000-square-foot driver training center in Indianapolis that would include a dormitory for driver trainees. The company says it will add 182 workers to its 633-employee local workforce by 2016.
Celadon has typically hired experienced drivers who crisscross the United States, Canada and Mexico. It's one of the nation's largest truckload carriers, with 4,000 employees.
Information from: Indianapolis Business Journal, http://www.ibj.com