- 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.
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