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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, 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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Friday, October 28, 2011

During the third quarter earnings season to date, it appears that less-than-truckload carriers are in a good groove, when it comes to pricing.
Posted on 10/28 at 11:35 AM
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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

ABF received a dose of good news earlier today, when the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth District changed course on a previous dismissal made by a lower court regarding ABF’s lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC, Inc., Trucking Management, Inc. and other related entities.
Posted on 07/06 at 12:20 PM
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Following the lead of UPS Freight, ABF Freight System announced today it will raise its rates by roughly 6.9 percent, effective July 25.
Posted on 07/06 at 11:25 AM
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Friday, December 17, 2010

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court ruled against ABF Freight Systems in its case against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, various subsidiaries of YRC Worldwide and other entities following a ratified labor agreement by YRCW Teamsters members.
Posted on 12/17 at 01:50 PM
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Thursday, November 18, 2010

YRCW said the suit is without merit. Company also signals its intention to close down 31 terminals.
Posted on 11/18 at 12:20 PM
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