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Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS)

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Arkansas Best Corporation
3801 Old Greenwood Road
Fort Smith, AR 72903
United States - Map
Phone: 479-785-6000
Website: http://www.arkbest.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Services
Industry:Trucking
Full Time Employees:11,420

Business Summary 

Arkansas Best Corporation provides freight transportation services and integrated logistics solutions worldwide. The company’s Freight Transportation segment transports general commodities, such as food, textiles, apparel, furniture, appliances, chemicals, non-bulk petroleum products, rubber, plastics, metal and metal products, wood, glass, automotive parts, machinery, and miscellaneous manufactured products through standard, expedited, and guaranteed less than container load services. This segment also offers motor carrier services in Canada and Puerto Rico; and through arrangements with other trucking companies in Mexico. Its Premium Logistics & Expedited Freight Services segment provides expedited freight transportation services to commercial and government customers; premium logistics services that involve the deployment of specialized equipment to meet line haul requirements; and domestic and international freight transportation with air, ocean, and ground service. The company’s Domestic & Global Transportation Management segment provides third-party transportation brokerage and management services by sourcing various equipment types, including truckload, flatbed, intermodal, temperature-controlled, and specialized equipment. This segment also offers full container load and expedited less than container load ocean transportation services to and from the United States; and transportation and warehouse management services. Its Emergency & Preventative Maintenance segment offers roadside assistance and equipment services for commercial vehicles through a network of third-party service providers. The company’s Household Goods Moving Services segment provides third-party transportation, warehousing, and delivery services to the consumer, corporate, and military household goods moving markets. As of December 31, 2013, it operated approximately 3,700 tractors and 20,000 trailers. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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Corporate Governance 
Arkansas Best Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 2.
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Key Executives 
 PayExercised
Ms. Judy R. McReynolds , 51
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
1.21M0.00
Mr. Michael E. Newcity , 44
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP
452.00K0.00
Mr. Roy M. Slagle , 60
Chief Exec. Officer of ABF Freight System Inc and Pres of ABF Freight System Inc
723.00K24.00K
Mr. David R. Cobb , 48
Chief Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
N/AN/A
Mr. R. David Humphrey , 55
VP of Investor Relations
N/AN/A
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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