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CGB Enterprises Overview

Covington, LA
1001 to 5000 employees
1970
Company - Private
Transportation & Logistics
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Founded in 1970, CGB Enterprises, Inc. is an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries and currently operates a global enterprise with over 2,500 employees overseeing a diverse family of businesses. The company provides an array of services for ... Read more

Mission: Profitably and ethically meet the needs of our stakeholders. Our stakeholders are our owners, our employees, and our customers. We shall do this in a manner that is innovative, safe, and with an approach that is based upon realizing long-term profitability.

Company Updates

  • Each year, the CGB HR team hits the road to engage with young professionals across several universities in search of the best talent to join our team! Today, we proudly kicked off this year's fall career fair tour at Oklahoma State University. Pictured below are HR team members Kristy Farthing (Mt. Vernon, IN) and Teresa Johnson (Tulsa, OK).

  • The 6th Annual ZGC/CGB Crop Tour is well underway across much of the Midwest, and teams are actively compiling data to share at the conclusion of the tour! Each year, ZGC and Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. conduct two crop surveys across much of the Midwest; the purpose of these tours is to get a better idea of overall yields in anticipation of harvest. The corn tour wraps up today, and the soybean tour is set to take place 8/26-8/31. The work is tedious and a lot of driving is involved, but they sure have fun along the way!

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CGB Enterprises – Why Work For Us?


CGB has been an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970, when it began modestly in a small office in St. Louis, Missouri with 3 employees. Today, CGB operates a global enterprise with over 2,500 employees overseeing a diverse family of businesses.

The company provides an array of services for grain farmers, from buying, storing, selling and shipping of the crop, to financing and risk management. CGB continues to be one of the largest shippers of grain on the inland river system; natural extensions have included the addition of soybean processing and fertilizer products.

Moving these agricultural products from farmer to market created a huge demand for safe and efficient transportation and logistics operations through the national inland river system. The need for that infrastructure was met with the creation of CTLC (Consolidated Terminals and Logistics Co.) which was formed to provide overall logistics, transportation and bulk commodity services.

In addition to servicing CGB's core businesses, CTLC's operation has expanded to include a global base of customers who need reliable transportation and logistics services. An outgrowth of CGB's extensive transportation and logistical network, CTLC is a free-standing transportation company that services a wide range of customers far beyond the agricultural industry, providing transportation solutions using truck, rail and barge.

The company's entrepreneurial approach has thrived over 45 years as CGB has expanded in many new directions!

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Headquartered just outside of New Orleans, LA, CGB shares their corporate office building with one of their parent company owners, Zen-Noh Grain Corporation. Their corporate functions are strategically located near ZGC’s export elevator located in Convent, LA.

ZGC acts as a base that works to ensure a stable supply of feed ingredients to their parent company ZEN-NOH, as well as other global customers.

Zen-Noh Grain Corporation, established in 1979, is a world class organization operating in a global marketplace. ZGC not only operates one of the fastest and most efficient grain export elevators in the world, but they also have trading offices in Portland, Oregon and Hong Kong, as well as an established hay business in Pasco, Washington. Zen-Noh Grain strives to provide quality products to their customers at a fair price and also do so in a timely manner.

We are dedicated to providing employees with resources to grow both professionally and personally. Engaging with employees even before their first official day, we aim to provide a positive experience from the moment of application, through acceptance and each and every day that follows!

Through an interactive platform, we empower our team members to share what they want in terms of career, location, division and more. And, through a full library of both e-learning and classroom style options, we facilitate that growth with a full tool-kit for employees to continue to develop both professional and personal skillsets.

As an added bonus, CGB offers a tuition reimbursement program and also individual course reimbursement to promote continued learning and skillset advancement. 


As a member of the CGB team, we provide you with a competitive salary and a stellar benefits package. As a matter of fact, CGB Enterprises, Inc. and ZGC were proud recipients of the 2016 Retirement Vision Award and also named a Plan Sponsor of the Year in 2016.

New to the list of benefits is a program called "Naturally Slim" whereby the company funds a complete program to directly benefit the health of its employees.

We know our employees are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing the best health and benefit resources possible for our team. 


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    Great bosses, great group of people to work with, even when there's a ton of work people have your back and it's nothing like the Oil & Gas biz. The management is in the fray with the workers, which is the way it ought to be. People are genuine and sincere here, which makes all the difference and is probably why people are here 20+ years easy!

    Cons

    Can't say that I have any. Been here a year and am looking forward to many more!

    Advice to Management

    Keep being awesome

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CGB Enterprises Photos

CGB Enterprises photo of: CGB Enterprises, Inc. shares its corporate office with one of its owners, Zen-Noh Grain Corp. The three story building sits near Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana.
CGB Enterprises photo of: Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch pictured with Steve O'Nan, VP CGB Soybean Processing, during her visit to the Port of Indiana
CGB Enterprises photo of: CGB Grain Executive Market Specialists and Market Specialists Group Pose Under the Oaks
CGB Enterprises photo of: CGB Women's Mentor/Mentee Group Rolls Up Sleeves to Help Local Church Daycare
CGB Enterprises photo of: CGB Women's Mentor/Mentee Group Volunteers at Local Church Daycare in Need
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CGB Enterprises Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at CGB Enterprises (Caruthersville, MO) in August 2017.

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    Very professional-Kind & Courteous, but in a laid back kind of way. Very knowledgeable and informative about the job position that was available. Just in all they made you feel comfortable and welcomed.

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    • How do you feel about working in a Team Environment?   1 Answer
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CGB Enterprises Awards & Accolades

  • 2016 Plan Sponsor of the Year, PLANSPONSOR, 2016
  • 2015 Top Workplace, NOLA.com/The Times- Picayune, 2016

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