ArcBest Transportation and Logistics Services

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Product Launch Team Provides Unmatched Level of Personalization

Posted by Kaitlyn Turner on February 24, 2017 - 4:05 PM

A customer seeking a carrier to coordinate the rollout of retail displays turned to ArcBest because of its previous experience with the ArcBest team. For eight years, ArcBest carrier ABF Freight® had provided standard and expedited LTL service to a customer who manufactures fixtures for retailers.

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Throwback Thursday: Arkansas Motor Freight Acquires Best In 1957

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on February 23, 2017 - 2:01 PM

During the era of regulation in the trucking industry, trucking companies expanded the routes they could drive by acquiring other companies. In August 1956, Arkansas Motor Freight Lines announced its intention to buy Best Motor Lines.

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ArcBest Delivers for NFL Championship

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on February 6, 2017 - 2:21 PM

When a musical group was chosen to take part in festivities surrounding the NFL football championship game, they ordered specialized equipment

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December 2016 Trade Shows

Posted by Grant Sykes on October 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

December 2016 trade shows in the U.S.

From nutritional, medical and dental conferences to environmental awareness expos, December is a busy month for trade shows. If you're looking to attend or exhibit at a show this winter, review this list of upcoming conferences to find one that suits your industry. We’ve provided important details you may need to know to begin planning your trip, including information on how to make hotel reservations.

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Medical-Supply Manufacturer Impressed with ABF Freight Quality Service

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on October 14, 2016 - 8:41 PM

Customers with complex supply chains may think that means they face a complicated decision regarding their shipping partner, but that’s not always the case.

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Hurricane Matthew update

Posted by Becky Harris on October 7, 2016 - 12:06 PM

ABF Freight service during Hurricane Matthew

Here’s what you need to know about ABF Freight service operations in the wake of Hurricane Matthew:

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Shipping to Mexico from the USA

Posted by Ciro Gonzalez on October 6, 2016 - 7:06 PM

Shipping goods to Mexico

Thousands of shipments cross the Mexican border each day. While moving freight within the United States is fairly straight-forward, cross-border shipping is a bit more involved. In order for shipments to move across the border efficiently and in a timely manner, it’s important to be aware of international shipping regulations and understand the specific entry requirements for Mexico.

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ABF Freight Driver Impresses U-Pack Customer

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on September 30, 2016 - 8:50 PM

When ABF Freight driver George Hampton delivered ReloCubes for a U-Pack customer moving to a new city, the customer was so impressed that he made multiple phone calls just to rave about George.

Moving can be a high-stress experience, and customers turn to U-Pack and its “you pack, we drive” service for an easier and affordable move. The customer said George answered every question and “explained every detail well.”

 

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How Shipping to Hawaii Works

Posted by Justin Bates on September 28, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Shipping freight to Hawaii

Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches and lush landscape, with much of the island’s appeal due to its tropical location and peaceful isolation. While living on an island has its obvious benefits, Hawaiian businesses face a different set of challenges than those in the continental United States. Because Hawaii is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, goods must travel via ocean or air transportation from the mainland.

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ABF Freight Helps Customer Complete First-Ever Shipment to Puerto Rico

Posted by Jennifer Faldon on September 23, 2016 - 9:05 PM

After hearing about a company that might benefit from ABF Freight services, Account Manager Gary Don Curry followed up with the company.

While talking with John Vire, president of Vire Control Systems, Gary quickly learned that he needed to ship equipment to Puerto Rico, but he had not shipped to Puerto Rico before and didn’t know where to begin. ABF Freight provides direct service to and from Puerto Rico, and Gary Don explained the process to John.

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