ABF Freight System

17 Mar 2014
ABF Freight will raise its general less-than-truckload and charges on average 5.4 percent, starting March 24.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....
ABF Freight System truck and trailer
28 Jun 2013
Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have voted to approve a national master agreement with ABF Freight System, Inc., although some local/area supplemental agreements were rejected.
12 Jun 2013
Con-way Freight will raise its less-than-truckload base rates 5.9 percent on average June 24, along with minimum charges and accessorial fees.
UPS Freight trucks
10 Jun 2013
The latest round of general rate increases points to higher contractual pricing to come as LTL carriers seek to regain lost pricing levels.
10 Jun 2013
FedEx Freight will raise its general tariff rates 4.5 percent on average July 1, following a route blazed by UPS Freight and ABF Freight System in May and June.
21 May 2013
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System will raise general rates and charges 5.9 percent on average May 28.
21 May 2013
The leaders of about 160 Teamster locals approved a multiyear contract with ABF Freight System that will cut wages 7 percent in the first year of the contract.
10 May 2013
Revelations this week that YRC Worldwide had considered acquiring Arkansas Best, parent of ABF Freight System, earlier this year seemed to help both companies on Wall Street.
10 May 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters blasted YRC Worldwide’s recent attempt to open acquisition talks with Arkansas Best, charging the less-than-truckload carrier with “interference in the collective bargaining process.”
James Welch, YRC
10 May 2013
YRC Worldwide was — and still is — interested in acquiring not just rival trucker ABF Freight System but its $2.1 billion parent company Arkansas Best, which includes Panther Expedited Services, YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch said.
ABF Freight System truck.
09 May 2013
Arkansas Best rejected an offer by YRC Worldwide, its largest unionized less-than-truckload rival, to purchase either ABF Freight System or the entire company.

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