ARNOLD INDUSTRIES INC

ARNOLD INDUSTRIES INC

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Company Overview
Roadway Next Day Corporation, headquartered in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is a leading transporter of commercial, industrial, and retail goods specializing in solutions for businesses across North America through a full-service network, advanced information technologies, and proactive local customer service. The company was founded in 1930.
Roadway Next Day Corporation offers seamless transportation of cargo throughout the continental US, Canada, and Mexico including Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. The company provides two-day, three-day and coast-to-coast service connecting key markets. The company transports goods for tradeshow exhibits, volume shipments, cold-sensitive products, and product returns. Roadway maintains approximately 342 service centers across North America as well as 32,119 trailers and 8,426 tractors. The company has guaranteed and expedited deliveries via ground or air with Roadway Time-Critical Service and Time Advantage Service. The Time-Critical Service is a no-hassle, no-invoice delivery program that covers virtually any points in North America. The Time-Advantage Service program offers delivery service to any parts in the US at a competitive price.
Roadway Next Day Corporation received an ISO certification for its entire freight network and management systems for shipping goods from pickup to delivery. This certification assures that quality controls for system integrity and security are in place.
Roadway Next Day Corporation is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., one of the largest transportation service providers in the world with a portfolio of brands that represents a comprehensive array of services for the shipment of industrial, commercial, and retail goods domestically and internationally.
Business Summary
Arnold Industries, Inc. is engaged in trucking and warehousing businesses. providing related services. The Company’s business activities are conducted by three operating units (involving two subsidiary corporations) and a non-operating, investment management subsidiary. New Penn Motor Express, Inc. is a less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation company. Arnold Transportation Services, Inc. provides truckload (TL) service. The third operating unit conducts business under the name Arnold Logistics and provides warehousing, logistics and fulfillment services. Arnold Logistics is a division of Arnold Transportation. Maris, Inc. is a non-operating investment management subsidiary.
Description and history
Arnold Industries, Inc., incorporated on February 1, 1982, is a holding company that provides trucking and warehousing services through its subsidiaries. The Company’s business activities are conducted by three operating units (involving two subsidiary corporations) and a non-operating investment management subsidiary. New Penn Motor Express, Inc. (New Penn), a wholly owned subsidiary, is a less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation company. Arnold Transportation Services, Inc. (Arnold Transportation) provides truckload (TL) service. The third operating unit conducts business under the name Arnold Logistics and provides warehousing, logistics and fulfillment services. Arnold Logistics is a division of Arnold Transportation. Maris, Inc. is a non-operating investment management subsidiary.

In 2000, New Penn, the Company’s LTL carrier, contributed approximately 51% of the Company’s operating revenue. Arnold Transportation, the Company’s TL carrier, contributed approximately 39% and Arnold Logistics contributed approximately 10% with its warehousing, logistics and fulfillment operations.

New Penn maintains general offices in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and transports commodities by motor vehicle on a less-than-truckload basis, operating primarily in interstate commerce in New England and the mid-Atlantic states. The southeastern United States, Indiana, Ohio and Quebec and Ontario, Canada, are serviced through correspondent agreements with certain other high-service carriers in each area. Certain areas in Canada, including Montreal, are now serviced directly by New Penn. Puerto Rico is serviced by correspondent land service in conjunction with correspondent ocean service. Commodities transported include paper products, food products, textiles, building products, metal products, pharmaceuticals, office equipment and supplies and wearing apparel. New Penn operates from 23 terminals at which it receives, consolidates and distributes freight. It utilizes a correspondent’s terminal facility in Puerto Rico.

Arnold Transportation, which changed its name from Lebarnold, Inc. on May 31, 1997, has two primary operating units, the TL carrier division, and the warehousing, logistics and fulfillment division. The Company created Arnold Transportation at the end of 1997 by integrating the operations of three regional TL carriers previously operated as independent units. Arnold Transportation operates both as a regional and interregional carrier within the TL industry.

The main operating location for the truckload division is located in Jacksonville, Florida, with other facilities located in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, Oklahoma and Illinois. Arnold Transportation also conducts operations from customers’ locations in Ohio and New York. Most services are being performed in Company-owned equipment with Company drivers, although in 1992, Arnold Transportation began utilizing owner-operators to complement its fleet.

Arnold Logistics serves the warehousing, logistics and fulfillment needs of its customers primarily from 19 separate warehouse buildings in nine operating locations with a total capacity of approximately 3,900,000 square feet. These facilities are located in Camp Hill, Mountville, Mechanicsburg, Middletown and Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Irving, Grand Prairie and Arlington, Texas, and Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Arnold Logistics also owns approximately 300,000 square feet of warehouse in Wilmington, North Carolina, which is being leased to a third party and not operated by Arnold Logistics.

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Transporter of commercial, industrial, and retail goods specializing in solutions for businesses across North America through a full-service network, advanced information technologies, and proactive local customer service
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US SIC Code
4213
Company Address
625, South Fifth Avenue

City province or state postal code
17042, LEBANON, PA
Phone: +1 717 274 2521
Fax: +1 717 273 5279
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.aind.com