arkansas

Business, Safety

First-Time Qualifier Daniel Patterson Earns Arkansas’ Grand Champion Honors

Grand Champion Arkansas Arkansas Grand Champion Daniel Patterson of FedEx Freight with his trophy and Katie Thomason of the Arkansas Trucking Association at the truck driving championships July 13-14 in Rogers, Ark. (Arkansas Trucking Association)

When Daniel Patterson left his home to compete in Arkansas’ truck safety contest this month, his goal was pretty big. He wanted to win his class.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 25, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Plans for Inland Port on Arkansas River Taking Shape

Intermodal Port Todd Lappin/Flickr

Elected officials received a status update on an inland port and intermodal project on the Arkansas River at the Port of Van Buren.

August 24, 2017
Government, TCA

Arkansas State Highway Agency Now Called ArDOT

ArDOT ArDOT

The transportation agency for Arkansas has a new name.

John Lovett | Times Record (Fort Smith, Ark.)
August 3, 2017
Government

Arkansas Gives $3 Million to University for Trucking Studies

The University of Central Arkansas received a $3 million award to create an endowed faculty position that will focus on the trucking industry, the Associated Press reported.

Staff and Wire Reports
September 1, 2015
Government, Business

Newton Promoted by Arkansas Trucking Association

The Arkansas Trucking Association said June 11 it has promoted Shannon Newton to be its new president.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2014
Government

Arkansas Best Renamed ArcBest Corp.

ArcBest Corp.

ArcBest Corp. is the new name of Arkansas Best Corp., the less-than-truckload and logistics operator announced.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2014
Government

Lane Kidd Resigns as Arkansas Trucking Association President

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Arkansas Trucking Association President Lane Kidd said Feb. 24 he is leaving the association after leading it for 22 years.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2014
Government, Business

Arkansas Best Reports Fourth-Quarter Profit

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Arkansas Best Corp. posted a fourth-quarter profit after a third-quarter loss, and net income was higher than the same period last year.

Transport Topics
January 30, 2014
Government, Business

Arkansas Best Net Income More Than Doubles

Arkansas Best Corp.

Arkansas Best Corp. more than doubled third-quarter earnings to $14 million, or 52 cents per share, sparked by improved results at both the ABF Freight System less-than-truckload unit and other services.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 12, 2013
Government

Arkansas Best Revises Pension Plan for Nonunion Employees

Arkansas Best Corp. said it will freeze its defined benefits plan for nonunion employees, as of July 1.

Transport Topics
May 20, 2013

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