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ABF Freight System

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ABF Freight System

ArcBest Corporation
Traded as NASDAQ: ARCB
Industry Transportation
Founded 1923
Headquarters Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Key people
Tim Thorne, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Revenue IncreaseUS$1.47B (FY 2009)[1]
DecreaseUS$-128M (FY 2009)[1]
Total assets DecreaseUS$870M (FY 2009)[2]
Total equity DecreaseUS$501M (FY 2009)[2]
Number of employees
10,000 (2011)

ABF Freight System, a subsidiary of ArcBest Corporation,[3] is a freight company beginning in 1923 as a local freight hauler. The company’s infrastructure includes a network for handling regional and national less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation of general commodities. ABF ended 2011 with revenue of $1.73 billion and approximately 10,000 active employees.[4]


  1. ^ a b Arkansas Best (ABFS) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest.
  2. ^ a b Arkansas Best (ABFS) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest.
  3. ^ ARCB Key Statistics Profile
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