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Four ABF Freight Terminals Earn President’s Quality Awards

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  • Winners chosen based on extensive internal quality audit
  • Terminals honored in Arkansas, Minnesota and North Carolina

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, March 31, 2016 — ABF Freight®, an ArcBestsm company (Nasdaq: ARCB), announces that four of its 248 terminals have earned the prestigious President’s Quality Award for their achievements in 2015: Fayetteville, Arkansas; St. Cloud and Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

“Every ABF Freight terminal employs the ABF Freight Quality Process to ensure our customers’ goods move through our network as efficiently and safely as possible,” said ABF Freight President Tim Thorne. “For decades, strict adherence to the Quality Process has set ABF Freight apart in the industry, and these high-achieving terminals are the best of the best — setting the pace for service excellence.”

Each terminal is presented with a President’s Quality Award trophy and earns a listing at the company’s Fort Smith General Office. Thorne, the ABF Freight Quality Implementation Committee, local employees and special guests attend the award ceremonies.

All ABF Freight terminals undergo extensive evaluations, including a nomination process, a quality awareness survey and an on-site validation audit by the ABF Freight Quality Implementation Committee. The process gauges customer satisfaction, resource management, damage/loss prevention and other performance indicators for the previous year.

Via: abfs.com

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ABF Freight, Panther Premium Logistics Receive NASSTRAC Awards

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  • National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council recognizes ArcBest companies as Carriers of the Year

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, April 20, 2016 — Two ArcBest Corporation® (Nasdaq: ARCB) companies have been recognized as Carriers of the Year in their respective categories.

The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) has named ABF Freight® as the National LTL Carrier of the Year and Panther Premium Logistics® as the National Expedited Carrier of the Year. ABF Freight and Panther will be awarded on April 26 during the NASSTRAC Annual Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The award marks the sixth time ABF Freight has been recognized in the last seven years — 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010.

“All of us at ABF Freight take great pride in this recognition from NASSTRAC, a leading advocate for our industry for 64 years,” ABF Freight President Tim Thorne said. “Our employees strive to excel at serving our customers, and earning distinction as the National LTL Carrier of the Year is a gratifying reward for their hard work.”

This is the second time Panther has received the National Expedited Carrier of the Year award.

Read more at abfs.com

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