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  1. Choice Logistics Names James Adams for Newly Created COO PositionRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... vice president of sales and operations he doubled worldwide revenues in five years and sold the company to Arkansas Best Corp, according to Choice. Prior to Panther, Adams worked at PWC Consulting where he helped technology companies manage their ...

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  2. Choice Logistics Names James Adams Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Vice President of Sales and Operations he doubled worldwide revenues in 5 years and sold the company to Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS). Prior to Panther, Adams worked at PwC Consulting where he helped global technology companies optimize ...

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  3. ArcBest expands corporate HQ footprint, names new ABF Freight bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The City Wire

    Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. (formerly Arkansas Best Corp.) is buying an additional 30 acres for its corporate headquarter expansion at Chaffee Crossing. The transportation holding company also announced Thursday that Roy Slagle has retired as ...

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  4. Breaking It Down: FedEx Corporation's Q1 FY 2015 Earnings CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... is United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS ). Within freight or less-than-truckload shipments, it competes with Arkansas Best (NASDAQ: ABFS), YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YRCW ), and ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCB ). Management stated that the company had ...

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  5. Second quarter positive for ArcBest, first half 2014 revenue up 12.6%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The City Wire

    Fort Smith-based ArcBest (formerly Arkansas Best Corp.) appears to be on its way to two consecutive years of positive financial results, with net income for the first six months of 2014 at $12.015 million, a big improvement over the $8.517 million ...

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

    Jul 24, 2014 | 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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  7. ArcBest Moves Up 38 Spots in Fortune 1000Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  8. YRC, Teamsters sign off on new board memberRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | 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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  9. Planned new 975 ArcBest jobs could add 888 more area jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | 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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  10. ArcBest Moves Up 38 Spots in Fortune 1000Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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