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30 Apr, 2014, 16:20 ET Arkansas Best Corporation to Become ArcBest Corporation(SM)

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today announced that it has changed its name to ArcBest CorporationSM and also adopted a new Nasdaq...


25 Mar, 2014, 12:01 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Senior Vice President of Enterprise Customer Solutions Jim Keenan to Retire

 Jim Keenan, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Customer Solutions for Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS), will retire March 31, 2014,...


07 Feb, 2014, 11:24 ET Arkansas Best Corporation to Appear at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Conference

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will appear at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Conference in Coral Gables, Florida on...


30 Jan, 2014, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Results And Full Year 2013 Results

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013 that reflected solidly improved...


23 Jan, 2014, 15:13 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Declares A $0.03/Share Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share...


06 Jan, 2014, 16:38 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Its Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its fourth quarter 2013 results, prior to the opening of the market, on Thursday,...


11 Nov, 2013, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported higher third quarter 2013 net income in the seasonally strong business environment for...


30 Oct, 2013, 17:42 ET ABF National Master Freight Agreement Now Ratified, To Take Effect November 3

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported that the national five-year labor agreement for less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight...


29 Oct, 2013, 18:39 ET ABF Teamster Employees In Central Region Reject Strike Authorization

ABF Freight System, Inc. has been notified by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters that union employees covered by the Central Region Local...


25 Oct, 2013, 11:45 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Declares A $0.03/Share Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share to...


02 Oct, 2013, 11:46 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Its Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its third quarter 2013 results, prior to the opening of the market, on Monday, November 11,...


09 Aug, 2013, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported second quarter 2013 net income but continued to sustain losses for the first six...


25 Jul, 2013, 10:45 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Declares A $0.03/Share Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share to...


11 Jul, 2013, 08:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Its Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its second quarter 2013 results, prior to the opening of the market, on...


27 Jun, 2013, 23:01 ET ABF Teamster Employees Ratify Five-Year National Labor Agreement

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported that its ABF Freight System, Inc., employees represented by the International Brotherhood...


17 May, 2013, 16:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Changes To Its Nonunion Pension Plan

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) announced today that it has adopted changes to its nonunion defined benefit pension plan ("the...


30 Apr, 2013, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces First Quarter 2013 Results

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported a first quarter 2013 net loss despite continued encouraging trends in its emerging...


23 Apr, 2013, 12:46 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Declares A $0.03/Share Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share to...


02 Apr, 2013, 12:10 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Its First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its first quarter 2013 results, prior to the opening of the market, on Tuesday, April 30,...


30 Jan, 2013, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Results And Full Year 2012 Results

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today announced unaudited results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012. Arkansas Best had a fourth...


24 Jan, 2013, 15:53 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Declares A $0.03/Share Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share to...


04 Jan, 2013, 15:14 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Its Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its fourth quarter 2012 results, prior to the opening of the market, on Wednesday,...


01 Nov, 2012, 03:00 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results

Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today announced third quarter 2012 net income of $6.5 million, or $0.24 per share, compared with net...


29 Oct, 2012, 18:12 ET Arkansas Best Corporation Reschedules Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on employees, shareholders, investors and the financial markets, Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has...


23 Oct, 2012, 16:00 ET Janice Stipp Joins The Board Of Directors Of Arkansas Best Corporation

 Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today announced that Janice E. Stipp, current Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and...