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2014-08-07 12:20:43

-The championships are hosted each year by the American Trucking Associations FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) is sending 14 drivers to compete in the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships August 12-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hosted by the American Trucking Associations. The drivers earned the right to compete in the national championships by winning first place in their respective state driving championships and by maintaining accident-free...

2014-07-09 12:20:47

FORT SMITH, Ark., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) announced that Michael R. Moss has been named Senior Vice President - Operations, effective July 14, 2014 as the company continues to innovate within the less-than-truckload industry on behalf of its customers across the supply chain. "Mike brings a wealth of LTL industry experience and knowledge to our company," said ABF Freight President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Slagle. "His innovative thinking will help us...

2014-07-02 12:21:00

- ArcBest ranks number 889 in 2014, up from 2013's rank of 927 for previously named Arkansas Best Corporation FORT SMITH, Ark., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation(sm) (Nasdaq: ARCB) is pleased to announce that it moved up 38 spots on the Fortune 1000 list this year as customers become more aware of the company's scope as a holistic provider of transportation and logistics services and as its emerging businesses represent a greater portion of total corporate revenue....

2014-06-16 12:21:12

- Proactive notification helps customers manage supply chain FORT SMITH, Ark., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(sm) is now offering customers the option of receiving a one-hour advance text or phone call notice of imminent shipment delivery. "Providing an option to receive an automated text or phone call notice about one-hour-before delivery is another way ABF Freight has improved our customer's experience while further enhancing shipment visibility at a critical point in...

2014-05-30 16:20:46

- Total investment by company, city of Fort Smith and state of Arkansas expected to equal approximately $30 million FORT SMITH, Ark., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCB) today announced that it is under contract to purchase 40 acres of land at Chaffee Crossing, Fort Smith, Ark., for construction of a new corporate headquarters facility as the company continues plans for significant growth at all of its operating subsidiaries. ArcBest, a holistic...

2014-05-12 16:21:08

-- Four Centers known as the "Best of the Best" FORT SMITH, Ark., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four ABF( )Freight(SM) service centers are being recognized with the prestigious President's Quality Award from ABF Freight President and CEO Roy Slagle. The centers being acknowledged are located in St. Joseph, Missouri; Vancouver, British Columbia; Akron, Ohio and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The award recognizes service centers most exemplifying the ABF Freight Quality Process, which are...

2014-05-01 16:21:41

- First quarter 2014 net loss of $5.2 million ($0.20 per share), or $2.9 million ($0.11 per share) excluding pension settlement charges FORT SMITH, Ark., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCB), today reported improved first quarter 2014 results reflecting revenue growth and increased business levels at ABF Freight despite a significant impact from severe winter weather. Revenue at ArcBest's emerging businesses, including Panther Premium Logistics(sm),...

2014-04-29 16:21:21

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) has once again earned the National LTL Carrier of the Year Award from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council. ABF Freight was recognized during the recent NASSTRAC Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla. ABF Freight has now earned the Carrier of the Year Award four times, gaining recognition in 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010. "In receiving this award we acknowledge the ABF Freight professionals who have not...

2014-04-23 16:21:30

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share to holders of record of its Common Stock, $0.01 par value, on May 7, 2014, payable on May 21, 2014. Arkansas Best Corporation, headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is a freight transportation services and integrated logistics solutions provider. Through its various subsidiaries, Arkansas Best...

2014-04-22 12:21:40

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) announced the appointment of Mr. Danny Loe to the position of Vice President - Enterprise Customer Solutions, effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Loe, who reports directly to Arkansas Best President and Chief Executive Officer Judy R. McReynolds, assumes the position previously held by Mr. Jim Keenan, who retired last month. The Enterprise Customer Solutions group was formed in November, 2013, to drive...


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