ArcBest Corporation Company Profile
ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation services and integrated logistics solutions worldwide. The companys Freight Transportation segment transports general commodities, such as food, textiles, apparel, furniture, appliances, chemicals, petroleum products, rubber, plastics, metal and metal products, wood, glass, automotive parts, machinery, and miscellaneous manufactured products through less than container load services. This segment also offers motor carrier services in Canada and Puerto Rico through arrangements with other trucking companies. Its Premium Logistics segment provides expedited freight transportation services to commercial and government customers; premium logistics services, such as deployment of specialized equipment to meet line haul requirements; and domestic and international freight transportation with air, ocean, and ground service. The companys Transportation Management segment offers third-party transportation brokerage and management services by sourcing various capacity solutions, including dry van over the road and intermodal, flatbed, temperature-controlled, and specialized equipment. This segment also provides full container load and expedited less than container load ocean transportation services; and transportation and warehouse management services. Its Emergency & Preventative Maintenance segment offers roadside assistance and maintenance management services for commercial vehicles through third-party service providers. The companys Household Goods Moving Services segment provides third-party transportation, warehousing, and delivery services to consumer, corporate, and military household goods moving markets. As of December 31, 2015, it operated approximately 4,200 tractors and 20,800 trailers. The company was formerly known as Arkansas Best Corporation and changed its name to ArcBest Corporation in May 2014. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.