ArcBest Corporation

ArcBest Corporation

ArcBest Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

1988

Headquarters

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

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

13K

Industries

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.

Recent Transactions
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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

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onArcBest Corporation purchases Panther Expedited Services, Inc. from Fenway Partners LLC

Accountant

Advised onThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company purchases Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC from ArcBest Corporation

Investment Advisor

Advised onArcBest Corporation purchases Panther Expedited Services, Inc. from Fenway Partners LLC

Legal Advisor

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

Associate

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

Legal Advisor

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

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

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

Consultant

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

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$968M
Total Enterprise Value
$808M
Earnings Per Share
$1.51
Revenue
$2.99B
EBITDA
$197M
Net Profit
$40M
Debt TEV
0.49x
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.27x
Total Equity
$763M
Total Debt
$396M
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
3.73x
TEVNet Income
20.21x
EBITDAMargin
6.59%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.44%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$1,000
2014
$5,000
2014
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Competitors
FedEx Corporation Shipping & Delivery - Memphis, TN

FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.

United Parcel Service, Inc. Shipping & Delivery - Atlanta, GA

United Parcel Service, Inc. operates as a logistics and package delivery company that provides supply chain management services. Its logistics services include transportation, distribution, contract logistics, ground freight, ocean freight, air freight, customs brokerage, insurance, and financing. The company operates through the following segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment offers a full spectrum of U.S. domestic air and ground package transportation services. The International Package segment consists of small package operations in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Latin America and the Indian sub-continent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA) and offers a selection of day and time definite international shipping services. The Supply Chain & Freight consists of forwarding, truckload brokerage, logistics, UPS Freight, UPS Capital and other businesses. The company was founded by James E. Casey and Claude Ryan on August 28, 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

XPO Logistics, Inc. Shipping & Delivery - Greenwich, CT

XPO Logistics, Inc. engages in the provision of supply chain solutions. It operates through the following segments: Transportation and Logistics. The Transportation segment includes truck brokerage, expedite, intermodal, drayage, last mile, less-than-truckload, full truckload, global forwarding and managed transportation. The Logistics segment includes value-added warehousing, distribution and inventory management, omnichannel and e-commerce fulfillment, reverse logistics, cold chain solutions, packaging and labeling, factory support, aftermarket support and order personalization services. The company was founded by Michael Welch and Keith Avery in May 1989 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT.

Awards & Honors
Rank #800
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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