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ArcBest Reports Highest Yearly Revenue in Company History

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For-hire carrier ArcBest reported an increase in revenue but a decline in net income for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 6, 2019

ArcBest Reports Strong 3Q Earnings

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For-hire carrier ArcBest on Nov. 1 reported its third-quarter net income was $40.8 million, or $1.58 per share, on revenue of $826.2 million. That compares with 2017’s net income of $14.8 million, or 57 cents a share, on revenue of $744.3 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 2, 2018
Business, Logistics

ArcBest Ends 2017 With Strong Fourth Quarter

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ArcBest Corp. ended the year with a strong fourth quarter because of better less-than-truckload pricing and lower expenses than one year ago.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018

ArcBest Profits Surge 14%, Although Results Fall Short of Wall Street Forecast

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ArcBest Corp. announced earnings in the third quarter rose 14%. Although it fell a penny short on the Bloomberg News consensus forecast, the results ended what was a fairly positive season for the less-than-truckload industry.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2017

LTLs Due to Report 2Q Revenue Growth, Yields; Execs Pleased With First Half of 2017

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LTLs benefited from a robust second quarter with revenue growth and stronger volumes and yields year-over-year, according to industry analysts and executives.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2017

ArcBest Becomes Latest LTL to Embrace Dimensional-Based Pricing

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ArcBest Corp. is the latest less-than-truckload carrier to embrace dimensional-based pricing and is scheduled to institute the new program on Aug. 1.

Transport Topics
June 30, 2017

Arcbest Reports Slow First Quarter, $7.4 Million Loss


ArcBest Corp. reported first-quarter revenue of $651.1 million compared to 2016 first-quarter revenue of $621.5 million.

May 8, 2017

ArcBest Remains Profitable, But Earnings Dip From 2015 Level

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ArcBest Corp. remained profitable for both the fourth quarter and all of 2016 but at lower levels than the year before, the Fort Smith, Arkansas, carrier said Feb. 8.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 8, 2017

ArcBest Earnings Drop 32% in 3Q, but Still Beat Analysts' Estimates

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ArcBest Corp. reported softer earnings in the third quarter compared to last year due to lower freight tonnage and tighter margins.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016

ArcBest, Saia Announce Lower Second-Quarter Earnings


Second-quarter net income declined 31% at Saia Inc. and 49% at ArcBest Corp. as the trend toward lower earnings at most carriers persisted in a freight market both companies described as “challenging.”

Transport Topics
July 29, 2016