ArcBest Making Moves Toward Memphis

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jul. 28, 2014 12:00 am  

The red dot highlights the area of Memphis, Tennessee, where an affiliate of ArcBest has purchased properties.

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith is proceeding with plans to move ABF Freight Systems operations from North Little Rock to Memphis. ABF Freight, ArcBest's largest subsidiary, was offered a $4 million incentive from an economic development group to move a distribution center to Memphis where it would undergo a $20.5 million expansion. ArcBest has closed or consolidated 30 terminals in the past year, including two in Arkansas (Harrison and Russellville).

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