FORT SMITH, Ark., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that Judy R. McReynolds is the winner of the Women in Trucking Association's 2019 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.
McReynolds, ArcBest chairman, president and CEO, was honored April 12 during the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 2019 "Capital Ideas" Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.
"I am truly honored to be recognized by the Women in Trucking Association," McReynolds said. "I am most proud of building a team that is committed to our company, our customers and each other. We strive every day to provide an excellent customer experience for the integrated supply chain solutions ArcBest offers, and I am proud of our entire team for their achievements and dedication to this goal."
McReynolds was named president and CEO of ArcBest in 2010 and has 28 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industry, including 21 years at ArcBest. In 2016, she was elected as Chairman of the Board of ArcBest. She also serves on numerous outside boards including OGE Energy Corp., First Bank Corp. and First National Bank of Fort Smith. She serves on the Dean's Executive Advisory Board of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation Board, as well as the University of Arkansas Fort Smith Foundation Board, of which she is former chair. She is the current chair of the American Transportation Research Institute board, and a member of the American Trucking Associations Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
"Judy McReynolds has been a visible advocate for women in the trucking industry, and we are so proud to honor her with this year's 'Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.' She has embraced diversity and her company's performance is evidence of the results," said Ellen Voie, president and CEO of WIT. "We've been tracking ArcBest's success through our annual WIT Index of publicly traded companies, and Judy and her team have been the leader in promoting women in both leadership roles and board seats, and we applaud her accomplishments."
The Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award was established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry. It highlights the vital roles of women in the dynamic and influential field of commercial transportation and logistics. The award is sponsored by Truckstop.com and TIA.
The Women in Trucking Association is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry.
ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB) is a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions. We'll find a way to deliver knowledge, expertise and a can-do attitude with every shipment and supply chain solution, household move or vehicle repair. At ArcBest, we're More Than LogisticsSM. For more information, visit arcb.com.
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