Throwback Thursday: ABF Freight, Healzer Personnel Come Together At 1960 Safety Meeting

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Dec 1, 2016 8:01:00 AM

Kansas City area driver-salesmen and shop and dock personnel of Arkansas-Best Freight (now ABF Freight®) and Healzer Cartage Company met for the 1960 safety meeting at Golden Ox Restaurant in Kansas City.

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Throwback Thursday: 1978 — Syracuse Facility Hosts Western-Themed Reception

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Nov 17, 2016 8:02:00 AM

In 1978, the ABF Freight® team based in Syracuse, New York, hosted a western-themed event for employees in the region.

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Throwback Thursday: 1956 — ‘The Guy Who Drives A Truck’

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Nov 10, 2016 8:02:00 AM

In 1956, an edition of AMF By-Lines, the Arkansas Motor Freight employee magazine, included a poem about truck drivers and their impact on the daily lives of everyday citizens. (Arkansas Motor Freight later became ABF Freight®.)

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Throwback Thursday: 1937 Arkansas Motor Freight Truck Held 18,000 Pounds

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Nov 3, 2016 8:02:00 AM

In 1935, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based OK Transfer acquired Arkansas Motor Freight and assumed its name. OK Transfer and Arkansas Motor Freight are the predecessors of today’s national less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight®.

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‘Lucky Customer’ Praises ABF Logistics Account Manager’s Customer Service

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Oct 28, 2016 10:01:00 AM

A customer concerned with the dimensions of an oversized shipment turned to ABF Logistics® and Zach Arnold to provide a solution.

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Throwback Thursday: 1982 — ABF Freight Acquires East Texas Motor Freight Lines (ETMF)

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Oct 27, 2016 8:01:00 AM

In 1982, ABF Freight® acquired Dallas-based East Texas Motor Freight Lines, or ETMF.

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December 2016 Trade Shows

Posted by Grant Sykes on Oct 21, 2016 3:52:23 PM

December 2016 trade shows in the U.S.

From nutritional, medical and dental conferences to environmental awareness expos, December is a busy month for trade shows. If you're looking to attend or exhibit at a show this winter, review this list of upcoming conferences to find one that suits your industry. We’ve provided important details you may need to know to begin planning your trip, including information on how to make hotel reservations.

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ABF Freight, ABF Logistics Solution Takes Burden Off Customer

Posted by Kaitlyn Trusty on Oct 21, 2016 10:01:00 AM

When ABF Freight® Account Manager Tom Wooden met with a company that used several third-party logistics (3PL) providers to ship its freight, he knew ArcBest could provide holistic transportation solutions through ABF Freight and ABF Logistics. 

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Throwback Thursday: ABF Freight Driver John Holland Named to 1991 America’s Road Team

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Oct 20, 2016 8:01:00 AM

In 1991, longtime ABF Freight® driver John Holland was chosen as a member of the American Trucking Associations’ America’s Road Team. Holland was the first ABF Freight driver to serve on America’s Road Team.

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Medical-Supply Manufacturer Impressed with ABF Freight Quality Service

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on Oct 14, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Customers with complex supply chains may think that means they face a complicated decision regarding their shipping partner, but that’s not always the case.

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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.