Profitable Partnerships, Expansions, Prestigious Awards, and National Labor Agreements - Research Report on United Parcel Service, Con-way, Werner Enterprises, YRC Worldwide, and Arkansas Best

Jul 04, 2013, 08:00 ET from Wall Street Reports

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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS), Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN), YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAW: YRCW), and Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

United Parcel Service, Inc. Research Report

On June 28, 2013, United Parcel Service, Inc.'s (UPS) Board of Directors appointed Rodney (Rod) C. Adkins, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at IBM, as a Company Director with immediate effect. According to UPS, Mr. Adkins will serve on the Audit Committee and his inclusion within the board expands the number of board directors to 13. Mr. Adkins has more than 30 years of experience at IBM heading global teams. Scott Davis, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Rod's experience as a senior executive at one of the world's largest innovation and technology companies will be important to UPS as we execute our transformative, global strategies. His perspective on strategy, manufacturing and supply chain management, engineering, technology development, and operations, will be important as UPS advances innovative solutions to our customers." The Full Research Report on United Parcel Service, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []

Con-way Inc. Research Report

On June 28, 2013, Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo), the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., (CNW), and Mapletree Logistics Trust's (MLT), jointly announced that Menlo has entered into a commitment to lease 48,700 square metres (sqm) at Mapletree Benoi Logistics Hub (MBLH). Desmond Chan, Managing Director, South Asia at Menlo, commented, "Mapletree is a strategic business partner who has been instrumental in supporting our growth objectives with quality warehousing facilities. We are excited to expand this relationship as we continue to enhance our capabilities and resources for value-added logistics, warehousing and distribution services in Singapore and South Asia." Ms. Ng Kiat, Chief Executive Officer of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd, the Company that manages MLT, added, "We are pleased to be able to support the continued growth of Menlo, our valued and repeat customer. We look forward to a long-lasting partnership with Menlo as they expand their operations in the region." The Full Research Report on Con-way Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []

Werner Enterprises Inc. Research Report

On June 21, 2013, Werner Enterprises Inc. (Werner Enterprises) announced that it was recognized as a Top Green Provider for 2013 by Food Logistics magazine. Werner Enterprises said that it was selected as a company that exceeded industry standards in its sector and provided products and services that drive sustainability. Derek Leathers, President and Chief Operating Officer of Werner Enterprises said, "Werner Enterprises is proud to be recognized as a Top Green Provider. It is an honor to be acknowledged for our commitment and success as we have remained strongly focused on our sustainability initiatives. As a result, we have reached benchmark reductions in carbon emissions and fuel efficiencies and we strive to do better year after year." The Full Research Report on Werner Enterprises Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []

YRC Worldwide Inc. Research Report

On June 25, 2013, Holland, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide (YRC), announced that four of its professional drivers won division titles at their respective state truck driving competitions to qualify for the 2013 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC). The four drivers who qualified for the NTDC were: Russell Simpson, Bruce Renton, Jim Looks, and Marty Blandford. Further, Team Holland also won the Team Trophy at the Indiana State Truck Driving Championships. Scott Ware, Holland President, said, "The significance of truck driving competitions cannot be overstated. Aside from helping to hone driver safety skills and bringing pride to the company, these competitions work to promote a culture of safety and a dedication that is truly invaluable. We thank Russ, Jim, Bruce, and Marty for their commitment to safety and congratulate them for receiving the well-deserved rewards for that commitment." The Full Research Report on YRC Worldwide Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []

Arkansas Best Corporation Research Report

On June 27, 2013, Arkansas Best Corporation (Arkansas Best) announced that the Company's ABF Freight System, Inc. (ABF Freight System), employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have consented to ABF's national collective bargaining agreement for the next five years, which according to the Company is a critical step that will help ABF regain its historic profitability. ABF Freight System President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Slagle, said, "We are very pleased that our Teamster employees have ratified the ABF NMFA, which is a critical step to putting ABF back on the path to profitability while still preserving the best-paying jobs and benefits in the industry." Judy R. McReynolds, Arkansas Best President and Chief Executive Officer, added, "As we near the end of this contract negotiation process, we are looking forward not only to a more efficient, profitable ABF but also to continued strong contributions from our non-asset-based, emerging businesses." The Full Research Report on Arkansas Best Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


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