ArcBest Corporation

ArcBest Corporation

ArcBest Corporation

Date Founded



3801 Old Greenwood Road,Fort Smith, AR 72903-5937

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Shipping & Delivery
Other Transportation

Company Description

Arkansas Best Corp Headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is a freight transportation services and solutions provider whose largest subsidiary is ABF Freight System, Inc. In service since 1923, ABF has evolved from a local less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier into a global provider of customizable supply chain solutions. Utilizing an innovative dual-system network for regional and transcontinental transportation, ABF is a leader in cargo care, claims prevention, security, safety, and technological innovation. ABF customer service centers and distribution facilities are located throughout North America and reach around the globe. The ABF portfolio of customizable logistics services starts on the overseas manufacturer’s floor and ends with a domestic delivery that is customized to the client’s choosing

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board

Chief Financial Officer & Vice President

Vice President-General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Chief Innovation Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Yield Officer

Chief Customer Officer

Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Sales Officer

Vice President-Treasurer

Board of Directors

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at ArcBest Corporation

Former President at Connections to Success

Region Manager, Sales-Great Lakes at bidadoo, Inc.

Former Benefit Plan Administrator at Rogers Corp.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Change Healthcare, Inc.

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer at Ascension Health Alliance

Former Executive Vice President-Strategic Business & Brand Development at GameStop Corp.

Trustee & Vice President at Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey, Inc.

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Matarin Capital Management employs a quantitative investment approach that seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted investment returns. The firm seeks to capitalize on the occasional mispricing of individual securities and broad asset classes that occurs in the capital markets.The firm's Market Neutral US Plus strategy seeks to outperform cash while minimizing stock market risk by investing both long and short in US equities. The strategy is designed to achieve annualized excess returns of 5% to 7% with a tracking error of 6% to 10%.Matarin Capital Management's North America Small-Cap strategy seeks to outperform the S&P 600 Index over a 3 to 5-year investment horizon. It is a long-only portfolio that holds and average of 100 positions selected from a universe of small-cap North American equities and is diversified across industries and sectors. The strategy is designed to achieve annualized excess returns of 2% to 4% with a tracking error of 3% to 6%.The firm's Global Markets Select strategy seeks to deliver absolute returns by making opportunistic long and short investments in stock indices, sovereign debt, money markets, currencies and commodities using global futures contracts. The strategy is designed to achieve annualized excess returns (above a cash benchmark) of 8% to 12% with a tracking error of 12% to 18%.

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FAS uses financial reporting services, multiple investment bank or brokerage firm research products and numerous other investment information services for investment research and analyses. In formulating their overall investment advice, they use or consider different methods including top-down analysis; bottom-up analysis; technical analysis; thematic; asset allocation; and mutual fund and/or ETF analysis.

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Bidwell is a large-cap GARP investor. They focus on quantitative behavorial investment techniques. The firm maintains a high turnover rate.

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ArcBest Corporation, Meeting Point Egypt purchase Orascom Development Egypt SAE /Makadi Operations from Orascom Development Holding AG

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ArcBest Corporation, ArcBest Logistics, Inc. purchase ArcBest Dedicated LLC

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ArcBest Corporation, ArcBest Logistics, Inc. purchase Bear Transportation Services LP

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Partner, Co-Chair-Litigation Practice Group at Haynes and Boone LLP


Former President & Chief Executive Officer at ABF Freight System, Inc.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #800
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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