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ABF Freight to Host Avenel, New Jersey, Hiring Event

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ArcBest LTL carrier offering signing bonuses for new drivers

FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, will host a two-day hiring event September 22-23 in Avenel, New Jersey.

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ABF Freight is seeking candidates for city drivers, city driver trainees, road drivers and part-time dock workers.

"We are looking to add to the team at our Avenel service center to accommodate business growth," said Seth Runser, ABF Freight president. "Our people are at the heart of our success, and we know bringing on top talent is one of the most important things we can do to continue serving our customers with excellence. We look forward to meeting everyone interested in a career with ABF."

ABF is offering signing bonuses of $15,000 for new city drivers and road drivers, available on the first day of employment. Driver candidates should be at least 21 years old, and dock worker candidates should be at least 18 years old.

On September 22 and September 23, ABF will host interested candidates from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its Avenel service center located at 21 Englehard Ave, Avenel, NJ. No appointment is necessary.

At the event, candidates can expect:

  • Assistance with job applications

  • Interviews with ABF recruiters

  • Potential job offers made that day

ABF drivers and dock workers receive excellent benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage with no employee-paid premiums, and are covered by a pension plan at no expense to the employee.

ABF Freight, an ArcBest company, has been in business since 1923 and employs over 10,000 people across the United States. ABF operates a less-than-truckload network across North America to provide seamless transportation services in short- and long-haul markets.

"We have a really strong, values-driven culture that's rooted in almost a century of providing a great experience to our customers," Runser said. "The cornerstone of our company is our people, and we're excited to continue strengthening our workforce as we head into our next 100 years."

ABF has positions available nationwide. For additional information on current ABF job openings or to apply for a job, please visit jobs.abf.com.

ABOUT ARCBEST

ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB) is a multibillion-dollar integrated logistics company, providing innovative solutions that help keep the global supply chain moving. United as ArcBest, the company offers ground, air and ocean transportation through less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight®, the Panther Premium Logistics® fleet, and a growing network of over 40,000 capacity partners across North America. ArcBest also offers fleet maintenance and repair services through FleetNet America® and household goods moving through U-Pack®. Founded in 1923, now with 14,000 employees across more than 250 campuses and services centers, ArcBest is a logistics powerhouse, fueled by the simple notion of finding a way to get the job done. Through innovative thinking, agility and trust, the company leverages a full suite of shipping and logistics solutions to meet customers' critical needs, each and every day. For more information, visit arcb.com.

Media Contact: Autumnn Mahar
Email: amahar@arcb.com
Phone: 479-494-8221

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