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ArcBest Calls Stock Analysis Reporting ‘Defamatory’

Stocks of ArcBest recently dropped following an online report raising issues with the company's accounting. As the stock price dropped, ArcBest did damage control. read more >
J.B. Hunt offers three types of Final Mile Services through its DCS Segment, a nearly $400 million business for the company in the first quarter.
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Customer Demand Drives Final Mile IndustryLock Icon

The “final mile” of shipping items purchased online — experts call it a $13 billion market — is tantalizing for shippers even as it is putting pressure on retailers’ margins. read more >
Public Companies / Real Estate / Transportation

ABF Freight Remains Unmoved in Relocation

Last summer, ABF Freight, a subsidiary of ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith, received a $4 million grant from a Memphis-area economic development group to relocate in Memphis. ArcBest, through affiliate Transport Realty Inc., bought two properties totaling 13.55 acres at the proposed relocation site for about $600,000 in 2014. read more >
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ArcBest Corp. Unveils $30M Plan for New Headquarters in Fort Smith

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith said Friday that it will buy 40 acres of land at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith to build a new corporate headquarters. The $30 million project will allow the firm to support 975 new jobs in Fort Smith through 2021. read more >
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Rebranding Advertises a New ‘ArcBest’

The company formerly known as Arkansas Best Corp. became ArcBest Corp. on May 1. The name change — officially a rebranding — was companywide as email addresses, the website and headquarter marquees were among the makeovers. read more >
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Closings Proposal a Reminder of Union Role at ABF

Arkansas Best Corp.’s Dec. 4 announcement that it hoped to close 22 more terminals did not come as a surprise to industry analysts, who were expecting just such cost-cutting moves by the less-than-truckload carrier based in Fort Smith. read more >