Arkansas Best Corporation to Appear at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference

Mar 16, 2011, 15:20 ET from Arkansas Best Corporation

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will appear at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, March 23 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:10 a.m. ET.  Michael E. Newcity, Chief Financial Officer will make a company presentation.  The live program will be webcast (in a listen-only mode) and an archive will be available following the presentation.

To access the live audio, please go to the company's website at  This presentation will be archived through April 15.

Arkansas Best Corporation, headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is a transportation holding company.  ABF Freight System, Inc., Arkansas Best's largest subsidiary, has been in continuous service since 1923.  ABF has evolved from a local less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier into a global provider of customizable supply chain solutions.  More information is available at and

Contact: Mr. David Humphrey, Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

             Telephone: (479) 785-6200

SOURCE Arkansas Best Corporation