ABF Freight Earns Third Quest for Quality Award from Logistics Management

FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year and the third time overall, ABF FreightSM is a recipient of a Quest for Quality Award from the staffs of Peerless Research Group and Logistics Management magazine and is being honored for its expedited service offerings.

ABF Freight was featured in the magazine's August issue and will be honored during the Quest for Quality Gala September 24 in San Antonio.  

"It's gratifying to see that shippers recognize the time spent and the resources deployed as we've engineered our service with their needs in mind," said ABF Freight President and CEO Roy Slagle. "Winning a Quest for Quality Award is particularly satisfying since the magazine asks its readers to name companies with the highest levels of service excellence. It's not a contest or a competition that one can enter. There are no third-party evaluations. The editors of Logistics Management survey supply chain decision makers and publish the results."

"The results of our Quest for Quality survey is the culmination of a six-month undertaking in which 7,451 logistics and supply chain decision makers placed their votes for the 'best of the best' in service excellence across a number of critical criteria, and ABF Freight has been recognized for its outstanding performance," said Michael Levans, group editorial director. "When you consider the challenging environment in which transportation and logistics service providers have had to manage over the past year, we believe that walking away with a Quest for Quality Award in 2014 is nothing less than a monumental achievement that should be celebrated across your entire organization."

ABF FreightSM 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, white glove, 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 CorporationSM (Nasdaq: ARCB) solves complex logistics and transportation challenges. Our companies and brands – ABF FreightSM, ABF LogisticsSM, Panther Premium LogisticsSM, 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 arcb.com, abf.com, pantherpremium.com, fleetnetamerica.com and upack.com. ArcBest CorporationSM. The Skill & The WillSM.


Media Contact: Russ Aikman
Title: Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: 479-785-8913
Email: raikman@freight.abf.com


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