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Entertainment and Events


Trusted Entertainment & Event Shipping Services

Major sporting events, outdoor concerts, museum exhibits, film productions, trade shows and conferences — all require a trusted logistics provider that understands the vital importance of delivering equipment and supplies at exactly the right time and without damage.   

ArcBestSM offers just that. Whether it’s a live event or ongoing production, we’ll help coordinate and execute your most complex shipments, across the globe. 

Reliable Logistics Solutions

Through our less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® and ground expedite service Panther Premium Logistics®, ArcBest offers unique access to a broad array of reliable shipping solutions for your high-value, time-sensitive freight. Our dedicated event specialists help optimize your transportation costs for improved planning and increased reliability — ensuring your shipments are handled properly and delivered right when you need them.

Available Services

  • Dedicated and non-dedicated, including ground, air and ocean
  • Final mile (driver assist, inside pickup/delivery, lift gate)
  • Time-critical delivery (expedite, time-definite, same-day, next-day, two-day, three-day and deferred transit times)
  • Trade show shipping
  • High-value product and special services
  • Specialized equipment (flatbed, temperature control, refrigerated, air-ride trailers)
  • 24/7 shipment monitoring and updates
  • Weekend, after-hours and holiday pick-up and delivery
  • Excess value coverage

We Specialize in Shipping:

  • Lighting
  • Audio and visual equipment
  • Sound production
  • Staging and seating
  • Displays and monitors
  • Costumes and props
  • Giveaways
  • Trade show booths
  • Framed art, canvases and statues

Your Entertainment & Event Support

When the show must go on, ArcBest delivers. Call 800-592-8241 to see how we can help plan the logistics surrounding your next big event.