Daily Archives: August 19, 2016

PITT OHIO Named 2016 Top Workplace in 3 Cities

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Pittsburgh, PA (August 19th, 2016) – PITT OHIO, a leading transportation and logistics company, today announced that it was ranked as a Top Workplace in three of its cities where terminals are located, including: Pittsburgh, PA, Cleveland, OH and Cincinnati, OH. This year’s recognition marks the sixth consecutive year PITT OHIO has made the list in Pittsburgh and the first times in both Cleveland and Cincinnati.

The Top Workplaces program is an annual award competition that ranks companies based on the opinions of the people who work there. Conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and engagement, the program asks employees to confidentially rate their employers on a wide range of attributes, including pay and benefits, opportunities for advancement, flexibility of schedules, and other key aspects.

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ABF Freight Driver A.J. Kelly Earns 2nd Place at National Truck Driving Championships

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  • Kelly earned the right to compete by winning Wyoming state driving championship
  • He competed in the Twins class at the National Truck Driving Championships in Indianapolis

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, August 19, 2016 — ABF Freight®, an ArcBestsm company (Nasdaq: ARCB), congratulates A.J. Kelly, an ABF Freight road driver from Cheyenne, Wyoming, for earning second place in the Twins class at the National Truck Driving Championships, held August 10-13, 2016, in Indianapolis.

To earn the right to compete in the national competition, drivers must win first place in their class during state competitions. The drivers also must maintain an accident-free driving record for the preceding 12 months.

“A.J. not only earned the right to compete in the nationals by winning first place in the Wyoming Twins class, he scored the highest on Wyoming’s written examination,” said ABF Freight President Tim Thorne. “His record with ABF Freight includes driving 16 years and 2 million miles with no accidents. A.J. is a true professional.”

Kelly has been driving professionally for 37 years. He is a two-time winner of the Wyoming Trucking Association’s Larry E. Meredith Award, which honors a driver’s professionalism. He has earned numerous awards at the state level, including two-time Grand Champion, five Team Trophies, Highest Written Score, Best Personal Interview, Rookie of the Year and the Kim Fife Award. Since he joined ABF Freight in 2000, Kelly has earned a Two Million Mile Award, a 16-year Safe Driving Certificate and a 15-year Safety Performance Award. He and his wife, Susie, have five children.

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