It took months of bargaining-table wrangling and two rounds of voting, but ABF Freight System finally has its own national master freight agreement. The less-than-truckload carrier and the Teamsters sealed the deal on a five-year agreement in late October when a lone holdout region rejected a strike authorization.
11 Nov 2013
Arkansas Best today reported net income of $14.0 million in the third quarter of 2013, up 114.5 percent year-over-year from $6.5 million...
09 Aug 2013
Arkansas Best today reported net income of $4.9 million in the second quarter of 2013, down from $11.8 million in the same period last year.
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.
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.
30 Apr 2013
Arkansas Best today reported a net loss of $13.4 million in the first quarter of 2013, improving from a net loss of $18.2 million in the first quarter of 2012.
30 Jan 2013
18 Jan 2013
Freight trucking company ABF Global Supply Chain Services, a subsidiary of Arkansas Best, has added Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Uruguay to its ocean transport network...
04 Jan 2013
From labor battles to natural disasters, 2012 was filled with risk for shippers and the companies moving and managing their cargo. Here are the stories that defined the year.