Less-than-truckload carrier receives prestigious award for record seventh time

FORT SMITH, Arkansas - ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® has won the 2017 Excellence in Claims & Loss Prevention Award from the American Trucking Associations’ Transportation Security Council.

ABF Freight is the only seven-time recipient of the award.

“I am very proud of our employees, and I am grateful to the American Trucking Associations for recognizing our claims and loss prevention efforts,” ABF Freight President Tim Thorne said. “This accomplishment truly is the result of the collaboration of many teams across our organization, as well as a commitment to our Quality Process and continuing advancements in technology.”

The Excellence in Claims & Loss Prevention Award recognizes the extent and effectiveness of a carrier’s freight claims and loss prevention programs — such as policies, procedures, training and claims experience.

ABF Freight also received the award in 2012, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2002 and 2001.

The award was presented November 15 at the Safety Management Council and Transportation Security Council’s Annual Safety, Security and Human Resources Awards Reception and Banquet held in Memphis, Tennessee. The American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry.