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Top ABF Freight Drivers Earn Recognition as 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team Members

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ABF Freight Media Contact: Russ Aikman
Title: Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: 479-785-8913

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Phone: 479-719-4358

Top ABF Freight® Drivers Earn Recognition as 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team Members

  • 12 exceptional truck driving professionals from across ABF Freight’s network selected
  • Drivers have a combined 207 years of professional driving experience  

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, February 2, 2016 – ABF Freight®, an ArcBestSM company (Nasdaq: ARCB), is honoring 12 exemplary drivers with membership on the 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team, earned by demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and safety on highways and city streets across the nation.

The 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team members and their service centers are: Don Boileau, Enfield, Connecticut; Scott Davis, Kansas City, Missouri; Ken Dephillip, Dayton, Ohio; John Dill, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Don Hyatt, Atlanta; Jody Ingersoll, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Tim Melody, Ontario, Oregon; Brian Petrovcic, North Lima, Ohio; Scott Scheuffele, Ontario, Oregon; Steve Smalley, Phoenix; Chris Smith, Salt Lake City; Walter Stanley, Little Rock, Arkansas.

“We are proud to have these exceptional representatives among the ranks of ABF Freight’s professional drivers. Each Road Team member has superb driving skills and an outstanding safety record. Their commitment to our customers and their goods, as well as the driving public, makes them excellent ambassadors to represent ABF Freight and the trucking industry,” said Mark McMinn, vice president of linehaul operations. “With drivers like these, it’s no wonder why ABF Freight has been a trusted partner our customers have depended upon for over 92 years.”

To be eligible for the ABF Freight Road Team, candidates must have at least 10 years driving experience and an exemplary safety record. Membership is one of the highest honors an ABF Freight driver can achieve.

During their 24-month term, ABF Freight Road Team members serve as ambassadors for ABF Freight and the trucking industry at large. Each member is available to address the vital role freight transportation plays in the global economy. When called upon, they speak on safety, the image of the truck driver and the industry, sharing the road with trucks or other subjects of community or industry interest.


ABF Freight® operates the core less-than-truckload network for North American shippers of all sizes who value quality and an exceptional experience. Our customers know we’ll find a way to deliver superior regional and long-haul LTL solutions, including best-in-class trade show, final mile and home delivery, expedited and time-critical services. With easy access through a single point of contact to a broad array of logistics services at our sister companies, we meet all supply chain needs.


ArcBest Corporation® (Nasdaq: ARCB) solves complex logistics and transportation challenges. Our companies and brands – ABF Freight®, ABF Logistics®, Panther Premium Logistics®, FleetNet America®, U-Pack® and ArcBest Technologies – apply the skill and the will with every shipment and supply chain solution, household move or vehicle repair. ArcBest finds a way. For more information, visit,,, and ArcBest Corporation®. The Skill & The Will®.