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  1. ArcBest announces 3-cent quarterly dividendRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The City Wire

    The Board of Directors of Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. (formerly Arkansas Best) announced Thursday (July 24) of 3 cents per share payable Aug. 21 to shareholders of record Aug. 7. ArcBest shares (Nasdaq: ARCB) closed Thursday (July 24) at $43.21, ...

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  2. ArcBest Moves Up 38 Spots in Fortune 1000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith, formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. and parent company to ABF Freight and other related businesses, has moved up in the Fortune 1000.

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  3. YRC, Teamsters sign off on new board memberRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Business Journal

    ... working in operational and labor relations. Previously, he worked at ABF Freight System Inc., a subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corp.; Roadway, which YRC bought in 2003; and YRC, according to a release from the Teamsters' national office in Washington. ...

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  4. Planned new 975 ArcBest jobs could add 888 more area jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The City Wire

    ... Advancement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. - formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. - announced May 30 a $30 million plan that will see the construction of a new office building and data center at Chaffee ...

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  5. ArcBest Moves Up 38 Spots in Fortune 1000Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith, formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. and parent company to ABF Freight and other related businesses, has moved up in the Fortune 1000.

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  6. ArcBest Moves Up 38 Spots in Fortune 1000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith, formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. and parent company to ABF Freight and other related businesses, has moved up in the Fortune 1000.

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  7. Robert Archibald Young IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    FORT SMITH - At one point or another, Robert A. Young III has handled all the tough jobs at Arkansas Best Corp.

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  8. ArcBest Corp. to expand Fort Smith operationsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... officials to announce the plans during a news conference Friday in Fort Smith. ArcBest was formerly known as Arkansas Best Corporation and is a freight transportation and logistics company. Its companies include ABF Freight, ABF Logistics, Panther ...

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  9. ArcBest Plans New Headquarters BuildingRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Transport Topics

    ... the company, the city and the state, ArcBest said in a statement. The move follows one month after the former Arkansas Best Corp. was renamed as ArcBest to signal its broader focus on all types of logistics services. The company, which has a stated ...

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  10. ArcBest Corp. to expand Fort Smith operationsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... officials to announce the plans during a news conference Friday in Fort Smith. ArcBest was formerly known as Arkansas Best Corporation and is a freight transportation and logistics company. Its companies include ABF Freight, ABF Logistics, Panther ...

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  11. ArcBest to invest $30 million on corporate office expansion in Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | The City Wire

    Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. - formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. - is expanding its corporate presence in the Fort Smith region with a $30 million plan that will see the construction of a new office building and data center at Chaffee Crossing and the creation of an estimated 975 corporate jobs by 2021.

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  12. ArcBest Corp. to Build New HQ in Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith to build a new corporate headquarters. The company, which changed its name from Arkansas Best Corp. on May 1, says it has exceeded capacity at its current Fort Smith office on Old Greenwood Road. It said the new ...

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  13. Teamsters Appealing to Gov. Beebe to Save ABF Jobs in NLRRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... center - and most of its 300-plus jobs - to Memphis. "It really was a surprise," Tim Nichols said Friday. "Arkansas Best Freight is the flagship operation. It really is a shock. We never expected to lose virtually an entire operation." ABF Freight, ...

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  14. Trucking Firm ArcBest Opens Its Own Clinic as Antidote to Rising Health Care CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... is the director of human resources program administration for ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith - formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. - and is ArcBest's point man for the recently opened company clinic. The clinic, less than one-half mile from the ...

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  15. ArcBest Corp Plans Dividend of $0.03Read the original story

    May 4, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ArcBest Corp announced a dividend on Wednesday, April 23rd, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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  16. Arkansas Best Corp. Changing Its Name to ArcBest Corp.Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Publicly traded Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith said Wednesday that it is changing its name to ArcBest Corp. and adopting a new Nasdaq stock trading symbol, "ARCB."

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  17. The Friday Wire: Miserable money managers and a new corporate nameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | The City Wire

    Details on the lack of financial literacy in Arkansas, positive recovery for U.S. Sen. John Boozman, death penalty difficulties and a new name for the transportation artists formerly known as Arkansas Best Corporation are part of the May 2 Friday Wire for the Fort Smith region.

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  18. Arkansas Best Management Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the ArcBest Corporation earnings conference call.

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  19. Weather, one-time charge pushes ArcBest to first quarter loss of $5.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | The City Wire

    The first quarter financials for ArcBest Corporation (formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp.) were not as good as analysts expected thanks to a pension settlement charge and the estimated negative impact of severe winter weather during the quarter. ...

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  20. Arkansas Best Renamed, Tightens First Quarter LossesRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    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.

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