In 2018, Conrad Yelvington Distributors (CYD) celebrated 70 years of business and we continue to be the largest distributor of aggregate in the state of Florida, moving 5+ million tons annually through its network of rail served terminals.
Between 1983 and 2007, CYD developed 32 rail distribution facilities with the vision of CYD founder and owner, Conrad Yelvington, and the logistical expertise of Yelvington’s son, Gary. In 2009, CYD received a prestigious award from CSX Transportation for shipping over 1 million carloads (100 million tons) during this period.
In 2007, CRH headquartered in Ireland, acquired Conrad Yelvington Distributors. Much good came from this transaction, including advanced training opportunities, increased safety and expanded resources.
In 2013, CYD was designated a Class III Industrial Railroad by the Federal Railroad Administration leasing over 2,100 hopper cars for consistent material supply. CYD also has over 30 locomotives, maintains a quality control program monitored by the Florida Department of Transportation and manages dedicated Unit Trains of 75-105 carloads per train on a weekly basis.
The CYD vision of President Gary Yelvington continues to thrive because of its dedicated staff. Yelvington leads the company’s more than 250 trained personnel with the average length of employment of salaried employees presently at 13+ years. Management’s goal to promote within the company has aided in the rapid growth and expansion of the past and has contributed greatly to this longevity.
CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing c.87,000 people at c.3,800 operating locations in 31 countries worldwide. CRH is the largest building materials company in North America and the second largest worldwide. The Group has leadership positions in Europe as well as established strategic positions in the emerging economic regions of Asia (India, China, Philippines, Malaysia) and South America (Brazil).
CRH is committed to improving the built environment through the delivery of superior materials and products for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, housing, and commercial projects. CRH is recognised as a Fortune Global 500, a FTSE 100 and a EURO STOXX 50 company, and by leading sustainability rating agencies such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.
For more information, please visit: www.crh.com