May 4, 2015 - Industry News
ArcBest Corp. on Monday announced it was back in the black during the first quarter for the first time in seven years, reporting first quarter net income of $700,000 or 3 cents per share.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, Panther, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
The parent company to trucking operations ABF Freight, Panther Premium Logistics and others reported profit increased 41% in the final quarter of 2014 while it nearly tripled for all of last year.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
ABF Logistics acquired the privately held truckload brokerage firm Smart Lines Transportation Group for $5.17 million in cash. The acquisition of the Oklahoma City-based company will expand ABF's third-party logistics operations into the Oklahoma City market.
Tags: ABF, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, ArcBest Corp., 3PL
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
Trucking and logistics holding company ArcBest Corp. has reported improved third quarter 2014 results, reflecting business growth at ABF Freight and all of its emerging companies.
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective Nov. 3.
Tags: LTL, Fleets, ABF, Freight Rates
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
Tags: Fleets, People, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
September 4, 2014 - Industry News
The less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight saw its August billed revenue per day increase by approximately 10% above last year's level, according to a disclosure it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Tags: Fleets, Freight, Tonnage, ABF, Saia
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier, Old Dominion Freight Line, posted a 19.1% increase in its second quarter revenue while profit gained by a wider margin.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, Fleets, Earnings, Panther, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.
Tags: Tennessee, Arkansas, Fleets, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
May 30, 2014 - Industry News
ArcBest is under contract to purchase 40 acres of land at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith, Ark., for construction of a new corporate headquarters. The company said it has exceeded the capacity at its current Fort Smith general office.
Tags: Fleets, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
May 1, 2014 - Industry News
The trucking operation, Arkansas Best, just renamed ArcBest, has reported a first quarter net loss of $2.9 million, or 11 cents per share, compared to a first quarter 2013 net loss of $13.4 million, or 52 cents per share.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, Arkansas Best, Panther, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System will increase general rates and charges effective March 24.
Tags: Fleets, ABF, Freight Rates, FedEx
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
David Flaherty, who lives in Walkertown, N.C., and drives for ABF Freight System Inc., of Fort Smith, Ark., has just been named TCA’s latest Highway Angel.
Tags: TCA, ABF, TCA Highway Angel
January 30, 2014 - Industry News
The parent company to less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System and ground expedite fleet Panther Expedited Services reported a profit in the final quarter of 2013 after reporting a loss a year earlier.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, Arkansas Best, Panther, ABF
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System is cutting its number of terminals from 277 to 247. In a “change of operations” filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, ABF parent company Arkansas Best said it had already eliminated eight facilities in the second half of this year, with the rest still yet to close.
Tags: Fleets, Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, LTL
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
Two of the industry's large, unionized less-than-truckload carriers announced their third quarter results Tuesday, with the non-asset-based Panther Expedited helping Arkansas Best and problems at YRC Freight weighing down YRC Worldwide.
Tags: LTL, Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Fleet Financials
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED--The Teamsters ABF Master Negotiating Committee voted Wednesday that in light of the overwhelming vote against authorizing a strike against ABF Freight, the company's last proposal for the Central Region Local Cartage Agreement would be accepted. As a result, the ABF National Master Freight Agreement is now fully ratified.
Tags: Drivers, Fleets, Teamsters, ABF
In a vote of 70% to 30%, a majority of Teamsters Union membership covered by the Central Region Local Cartage Supplement has chosen not to authorize a strike at less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight.
October 8, 2013 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF has been notified by the Teamsters Union that ballots to authorize a strike are being mailed on Tuesday to nearly 1,800 employees covered by the Central Region Local Cartage supplement.
Tags: LTL, Fleets, Teamsters, ABF
September 10, 2013 - Industry News
ABF Freight Systems driver and America’s Road Team Captain Anthony Spero has been named July Trucker Buddy of the Month following his nomination by Sara Dixon and Emily Schimelman, teachers at Hamden Hal County Day School, in Hamden, Conn.
Tags: Trucker Buddy, ABF, Drivers, Image
September 3, 2013 - Industry News
ABF Freight System has again lost a court challenge against the Teamsters Union and competitor YRC Worldwide for a second time.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, YRC Worldwide
August 29, 2013 - Industry News
Teamsters Union members at the trucking company ABF have approved five of the seven remaining supplements, while two did not pass.
Tags: Fleets, Teamsters, ABF, Drivers
August 9, 2013 - Industry News
Arkansas Best, has reported second quarter 2013 net income but continued to sustain losses for the first six months of the year as costs for salaries, wages and benefits at less-than-truckload carrier subsidiary ABF Freight System, offset improving revenue...
Tags: Earnings, Arkansas Best, Teamsters, Panther, ABF, Fleet Financials
August 5, 2013 - Industry News
ABF Freight System and the Teamsters Union have agreed to another contract extension, taking it through Aug. 31.
Tags: Teamsters, ABF
July 15, 2013 - Industry News
Professional truck drivers see a lot of interesting things on the road. Take, for example, Shelly York of North Little Rock, Ark., who drives for ABF Freight System Inc., of Fort Smith, Ark.
Tags: ABF, TCA Highway Angel
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