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Celtic Hires Steve Golich as New Company President

Celtic International today announced that Steven Golich has joined the company as president. Golich will report to past-president Rich Hyland who will remain at Celtic as CEO and as a board member of Transplace. This change will allow Hyland to focus on strategic initiatives for the combined companies while also continuing to play a key role in developing the company he built during the last 10 years.

“I am pleased to welcome Steve as Celtic’s new president. He brings executive-level perspective and decades of transportation experience. His strengths in leadership, staff and employee development, as well as customer satisfaction are certain to drive excellence throughout our organization and for our e-sourcing solutions,” said Hyland. “Over the past several years we have achieved substantial growth. Steve’s leadership capabilities and extensive experience will position Celtic to take the next step in our evolution as a leading intermodal marketing company.”

Prior to his role at Celtic, Golich served as senior vice president and general manager of Alliance Shippers. He also served as vice president, general manager and co-owner of Selective Distribution. Previously, he was president of Acme Motor Freight and The Nu-Trans Companies, both based in Chicago. Golich earned his bachelor’s in business marketing from Northern Illinois University.

“Since Transplace joined forces with Celtic in 2011, the partnership has proven successful for customers at both companies. Steve is an outstanding executive and a proven leader, and I fully expect he will continue to grow the Celtic business and be an integral part of the combined companies’ executive team,” said Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson.”

About Celtic International

Celtic International is an industry leader in equipment management, systems and customer service. As one of North America’s largest Intermodal companies, Celtic provides the perfect balance between operations and pricing for customers of all types and sizes. Celtic provides highway brokerage services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Celtic produces creative and innovative customer driven solutions providing competitive advantages. Celtic’s attention to detail and award winning execution has been the foundation of their success. The company has been recognized by many customers as Transportation provider of the year and a strategic transportation partner.

Please visit www.celticintl.com to learn more about Celtic International.

About Transplace

Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to SaaS transportation management system (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services, Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world. To learn more about Transplace, please visit www.transplace.com.

Follow the company on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Transplace.

To learn more about Transplace and the people behind “I Am Transplace,” please visit www.transplace.com.

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