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About Campbell’s Express

With its one terminal operation, shipments are delivered on an overnight basis to points in a 150 mile radius of Pitman...

 Campbell's Express was founded in approximately 1900.  At that time, Mr. Campbell would walk around Philadelphia and pick up the orders he had received from the local merchants in Pitman and Glassboro, New Jersey.  To manage the parcels, he would tie them to his body with twine so he wouldn't drop them; and, then, would ride the train to Pitman.  From there, he would deliver his "shipments", one by one to the local shops.

In 1918, Mr. Campbell purchased his first truck and, then, used the name "Campbell's Auto Express" to let people know he had an "Auto" while some were still using horse and buggy. 

The company was sold to Mr. Randall Worthington around 1923, and continued as a 1 to 2 truck operation.  In 1935, due to the enactment of the "Motor Carrier Act", Campbell's Auto Express received its Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.  The ICC 109 that it received is one of the lowest certificates still in existence.

Louis G. Hannum, Sr. and his wife Helen bought the company from Mr. Worthington in 1945, in addition to the used Ford straight job that made up the fleet.  Ownership was transferred to Mr. & Mrs. Hannum's children, Cheryl Gallagher and Mike Hannum through 2005.  Esther Gallagher and William Messenger purchased and co-own the company, currently.

Through the years, Campbell's grew from a one truck operation to a company that operates 78 trucks and employs 145 people.  Even as the company has expanded, the owners have made sure to stay true to their roots by continuing to provide personalized service, quality handling and reasonable pricing.  With its one terminal operation, shipments are delivered on an overnight basis to points in a 150 mile radius of Pitman.


 > Organizational Chart

       
William Messenger
President 800-220-0077 ext. 243
Michael Smith
Operations Manager  800-220-0077 ext. 231
Joe Carey
Safety Director
800-220-0077 ext. 232
Kevin Warner
Warehouse Manager
800-220-0077 ext. 277
Ted Carr
Sales Manager
800-220-0077 ext. 242
Dennis Quinn
Account Representative
800-220-0077 ext. 245
Steve Wright
Quality Manager 800-220-0077 ext. 244
Cheryl Mackenzie
Traffic Dept - Freight Rates
800-220-0077 ext. 221
Calla Travia / Cheryl Harrold
Customer Service - OS&D
800-220-0077 ext. 206
Ruth Anderson
Customer Service - Tracing
800-220-0077 ext. 220
Kathleen Zabrodski
Accounts Receivable
800-220-0077 ext. 211
Sam Klein
Chief Information Officer
800-220-0077 ext. 210
James Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer
800-220-0077 ext. 250




P.O Box 119 : Pitman, New Jersey : Phones: 800.220.0077 : 856.589.8300 : Fax: 856.589.8494