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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

ABF Freight System, the nation’s sixth-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, and a subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation, said it plans to begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement with the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee, the negotiating unit of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, on December 18.
Posted on 10/10 at 12:32 PM
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Monday, September 17, 2012

ABF Freight System going to negotiate its next agreement with the Teamsters union separately on behalf of its 7,000 unionized workers. Hundreds of thousands of ABF shippers should be watching closely as it will affect rates they pay for truck services.
Posted on 09/17 at 08:17 AM
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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

This follows an early August decision by a U.S. District Court to dismiss ABF’s lawsuit against those parties.
Posted on 09/04 at 09:13 AM
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Abandoning its longstanding commitment to a collective approach in bargaining with the Teamsters, financially ailing ABF Freight System has informed the union it is pulling out of the National Master Freight Agreement and will negotiate a separate contract.
Posted on 08/22 at 11:39 AM
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Thursday, August 02, 2012

A U.S. District Court this week elected to dismiss a lawsuit by less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier ABF Freight System Inc. against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC Inc. and other related entities.
Posted on 08/02 at 09:44 AM
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Friday, June 22, 2012

Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of Con-way Inc., is the most recent LTL carrier to roll out a mid-year general rate increase (GRI).
Posted on 06/22 at 10:04 AM
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

In a move designed to expand its end-to-end service offering, freight transportation and logistics services provider Arkansas Best Corp. said today it has agreed to acquire Panther Expedited Services, a Seville, Ohio-based asset-light provider of expedited ground and freight forwarding services and premium logistics services, from its owner Fenway Services LLC, a middle market private equity firm.
Posted on 06/14 at 11:21 AM
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Monday, May 07, 2012

While the freight economy is faring better now than it was during the depths of the recession, there are still many hurdles to cross, especially for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry.
Posted on 05/07 at 01:27 PM
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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Freight transportation services provider ABF said this week it has rolled out a new offering entitled Ocean LTL.
Posted on 11/10 at 04:51 AM
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Opening these new offices is part of an ongoing trend for the company in terms of expanding its global reach.
Posted on 09/13 at 09:33 AM
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