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ArcBest℠ is a logistics provider with creative problem solvers who have The Skill and the Will® to deliver integrated logistics solutions. At ArcBest, 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.

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3801 Old Greenwood Road
Fort Smith, Arkansas, 72903
United States

ArcBest News & Resources

Teamsters union overwhelmingly OKs strike vote against ArcBest LTL unit
The Teamsters union has come out guns blazing in the first of four separate negotiations with freight companies in the United States and Canada over the next year. In what is likely merely a negotiating ploy, the Teamsters negotiating committee said a strike authorization had been approved by members covered under ABF Freight’s National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA).

Yellow loss doubles in Q1; ABF, Saia hold steady in softer freight environment
Freight demand did not pick up toward the second half of the first quarter, as it usually does in the LTL sector.

ArcBest introduces new technology offering focused on freight movement visibility
platform, which is focused on modernizing and transforming how freight is loaded, unloaded, and transferred. Entitled Vaux, ArcBest said that through this platform, a trailer’s entire contents can be unloaded in less than five minutes while also provide what it described as complete visibility into freight movement within warehouse facilities, on the dock or over the road.”

ArcBest says acquisition of truckload freight brokerage MoLo Solutions LLC is complete
With MoLo officially in the fold, ArcBest said it will become a top 15 United States truckload broker and have access to more than 70,000 motor carrier partners.

ArcBest is keen on expanding TL brokerage presence with acquisition of MoLo
Fort Smith, Arkansas-based ArcBest, a full-service supply chain logistics provider, said late yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chicago-based truckload freight brokerage MoLo Solutions LLC. ArcBest said that this transaction is comprised of a cash payment at closing of $235 million from available funds and subject to post-closing adjustments and is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

YRC turns back clock with return to Yellow brand while cutting Q3 loss
YRC Worldwide, a holding company that collectively controls about 10% of the $46 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) marketplace, is trimming its quarterly losses and going back to its branding roots. It is resurrecting the venerable “Yellow” brand.

COVID-19 sends ripples through top public LTL carriers in first quarter
The first economic shock waves of the COVID-19 pandemic have started to wash across the first quarter earnings reports of the leading publicly held less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, with more bad news coming later in the year.

ABF parent ArcBest joins crowd in LTL “space-based” pricing, putting pressure on shippers
Effective Aug. 1, it’s going to be more expensive to ship air on ABF Freight System and other units of ArcBest Corp. The parent of the nation’s seventh-largest LTL carrier is joining most of the rest of the major players in the $36 billion LTL sector by introducing what it calls “space based pricing” – what most of the rest of the industry calls “dimensional” or “dim-weight” pricing.

ArcBest takes diversification route
When Judy McReynolds took over as board chairman last year, she began accelerating ArcBest’s move away from its traditional, unionized LTL operation into a new, more diversified approach to transportation.

Hello ArcBest, Goodbye Arkansas Best
Arkansas Best Corp., parent of 90-year-old ABF Freight System (the nation’s eighth-largest LTL carrier with $1.7 billion in revenue last year) has changed its name to ArcBest Corp., effective May 1. Its stock symbol has changed from ABFS to ARCB.

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