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ArcBest Corp. CEO Gets $2.3M in 2014 Compensation

ArcBest Corp. CEO Judy McReynolds made more than $2.3 million in 2014 thanks to a combination of cash incentives that totaled more than $1.3 million, the company said in its annual proxy statement. 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 >
Business Services / Energy / Public Companies / Transportation

Roy Slagle Retires as CEO of ABF Freight; Tim Thorne to Replace

Roy Slagle retired as CEO and president of ABF Freight System Inc. on Wednesday after 37 years. ABF Freight is the largest subsidiary of ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith. ArcBest announced Thursday that Tim Thorne would replace Slagle as ABF Freight president. read more >
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

Teamsters Fear ABF Freight’s Plans to Move

Tim Nichols, the head of Local 878, has 3,000 union members who work for 18 companies throughout the state. ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith is leaning toward moving ABF Freight, its largest subsidiary, to Memphis, which would result in a major reduction of its operations in North Little Rock. read more >
Grant Tennille
Government & Politics / Public Companies / Transportation

Arkansas Tells ABF Freight: Think About West Memphis for Terminal Move

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe told union representatives he would not support cash incentives for ArcBest Corp.'s new Fort Smith headquarters after subsidiary ABF Freight said it is considering moving its North Little Rock distribution center to Memphis. read more >
Arkansas Best Corp. headquarters in Fort Smith.
Investments / Public Companies / Transportation

Arkansas Best Execs Enjoy Fruit of Profitable 2013

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. read more >