Tagged: judy mcreynolds

Arkansas Best Names Danny Loe VP of Enterprise Customer Solutions

by Marty Cook 4/23/2014 11:12 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith names Danny Loe as its new vice president of enterprise customer solutions, replacing Jim Keenan, who retired after 33 years with the company March 31.

Arkansas Best Execs Enjoy Fruit of Profitable 2013

by Gwen Moritz 3/4/2014 03:35 pm

A cash incentive of nearly $600,000 bumped Judy McReynolds total compensation as CEO of Arkansas Best Corp. above $1.54 million in 2013, according to company's annual proxy statement.

Arkansas Best Rebounds From Full-Year, Quarterly Losses

by Lance Turner 1/30/2014 08:15 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith on Thursday reported results showing the trucking and logistics services company back in the black for the fourth quarter and the full year.

Teamsters Deal Brings Flexibility, Value to ABF

by Marty Cook 12/9/2013 12:00 am

While analysts say it will take awhile for ABF Freight System Inc. to fully realize the benefits of its five-year labor agreement with the Teamsters, the deal is already going over well on Wall Street.

ABF Freight, Teamsters Ratify 5-Year Labor Agreement

by Marty Cook 10/31/2013 10:04 am

After months of negotiations, ABF Freight System Inc. and the Teamsters ratify a five-year labor agreement that will go into effect Sunday. The contract, which runs through 2018, calls for 7 percent wage reduction, along with other benefit cuts. The wage reductions begin Sunday.

Arkansas Best Records 2Q Profit But Says High Labor Costs Still Hurt

by Lance Turner and Chris Bahn 8/9/2013 07:14 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith reported a profitable second quarter but said it continued to sustain losses in the first six months of the year on rising costs at its largest subsidiary, ABF Freight System Inc.

Teamsters Approve New ABFS Deal

by Chris Bahn 6/28/2013 06:26 am

Employees from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith. Included in the contract is a 7 percent wage reduction.

Eight 40 Under 40 Honorees Who Became CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business is proud to have featured a number of 40 Under 40 honorees who have gone on to the corner offices of publicly traded companies. Let's count them.

Judy McReynolds Negotiates Path as Head of Arkansas Best

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Once a pioneering female executive at Arkansas Best Corp., Judy McReynolds, a member of the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Class of 1999, is now CEO of the trucking company, headquartered in Fort Smith.

YRC CEO is Done Talking About That ABF Freight Takeover Offer

by Lance Turner 5/23/2013 10:39 am

James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide Inc., is done talking about his firm's offer to take over ABF Freight Inc., the largest subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith.

Base Salaries Up, But Incentive Pay Down For Officers at Arkansas Best

by Chris Bahn 4/10/2013 08:08 am

Arkansas Best Corp. CEO Judy McReyolds earned $945,386 in 2012, a drop of more than $400,000 from the previous year. The publicly traded trucking firm reported a net loss of $7.7 million in 2012.

Talks Between ABF, Teamsters to Continue; Existing Deal Expires March 31

by Chris Bahn 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Negotiations between ABF Freight System Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will resume next week.

Arkansas Best Corp. Reports Loss, Seeks End to Teamsters Talk

by Chris Bahn and Lance Turner 1/30/2013 11:47 am

ABF Freight System Inc. expects contract negotiations with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to be resolved by a March 31 deadline, but the CEO of its parent company said Wednesday that the firm is exploring options in case a new agreement can't be reached.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith's pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson's withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

Arkansas Best 3Q Net Income Down 47 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/1/2012 07:43 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith reports third-quarter net income of $6.5 million, down 47 percent from $12.3 million during the same quarter last year. The decline comes amid weakness in the economy, reduced business levels and lower profitability at ABF Freight System Inc., the firm's largest subsidiary.

Arkansas Best 2Q Profit Slips

by Lance Turner 7/31/2012 07:26 am

Arkansas Best Corp. of Fort Smith reports second-quarter net income affected by two one-time items, including costs associated with the its June 15 acquisition of Panther Expedited Services Inc.

Mike Flory Wins Premier Illuminating Excellence Award (Movers & Shakers, July 23, 2012)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

New hires, promotions and awards for the week of July 23, 2012.