ABF Freight Driver Impresses U-Pack Customer

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When ABF Freight driver George Hampton delivered ReloCubes for a U-Pack customer moving to a new city, the customer was so impressed that he made multiple phone calls just to rave about George.

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Topics: ABF Freight, The Skill & The Will, U-Pack

Throwback Thursday: ABF Freight Transports Ace Bowling Balls

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In 1960, a new factory opened in the small Arkansas town of Booneville, population 2,500.

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How Shipping to Hawaii Works

Posted by Justin Bates on Sep 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Shipping freight to Hawaii

Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches and lush landscape, with much of the island’s appeal due to its tropical location and peaceful isolation. While living on an island has its obvious benefits, Hawaiian businesses face a different set of challenges than those in the continental United States. Because Hawaii is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, goods must travel via ocean or air transportation from the mainland.

How does freight get to the islands?

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Topics: Shipping Information, Shipping to Hawaii

Recovery Resources for Delayed Freight

Posted by Becky Harris on Sep 23, 2016 3:49:08 PM

Hanjin bankruptcy causing shipment delays

Have you been notified that your ocean shipment is delayed? If so, it’s quite possible that it’s sailing on a Hanjin ship. Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd, the world’s seventh-largest container carrier, filed a court proceeding in Korea seeking to be placed into receivership on August 31, resulting in $14 billion in stranded cargo around the world, according to various media reports.  The company’s vessels have been seized at ports or stranded at sea because of an inability to pay required fees. This is all happening at a critical time for retailers — when they’re trying to get goods on the shelves in time for the holiday season.

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Topics: Global, Supply Chain, Warehousing, Distribution, International

ABF Freight Helps Customer Complete First-Ever Shipment to Puerto Rico

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

After hearing about a company that might benefit from ABF Freight services, Account Manager Gary Don Curry followed up with the company.

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Topics: ABF Freight, The Skill & The Will, Puerto Rico

Throwback Thursday: ABF Freight Memphis Office Boasts IBM Machines

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In late 1973, ABF Freight® opened a new terminal in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Operations Manager Provides ‘Unparalleled Level’ of Service

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When a logistics professional’s customer faced “an ever-closing delivery window” for an in-transit shipment, he began working to see if his customer’s issues could be resolved. He reached out to the shipment’s destination terminal, an ABF Freight facility, and got in touch with Operations Manager Dennis Richey.

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Throwback Thursday: ABF Freight Marks 1996 Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In 1996, ABF Freight® celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, as it does each year.

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Trade Show Exhibitors To-Do list

Posted by Justin Bates on Sep 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Helpful tips for trade show exhibitors

If you’ve spent any time or money getting ready for a trade show, you no doubt want to get the most out of the experience. Trade shows are a great opportunity for your business to shine and can offer a chance to tout your products and services to the public while meeting face-to-face with potential customers. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of the moment and not let a good business opportunity slip away. We've compiled a list of tips designed to help make your next trade show a success.

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Customer Sees Success with ABF Logistics’ Ocean Services

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Sep 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

A customer who imports TV antennas and DVRs had a long-term relationship with another carrier but began experiencing problems with their service.

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Topics: The Skill & The Will, ABF Logistics, Global Shipping

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About ABF Freight and ABF Logistics

ABF Freight®, with more than 90 years of experience, is one of the most trusted and recognized brands in the less-than-truckload industry. ABF Logistics® offers third-party logistics services including freight brokerage, intermodal, ocean shipping, transportation management, warehousing and household goods moving.

We go above and beyond for our customers. We have the skill and the will to deliver holistic transportation solutions through a single point of contact. Every day, we find a way.