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Arkansas Best Corporation Reschedules Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

    Arkansas Best Corporation Reschedules Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings                                Conference Call  PR Newswire  FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 29, 2012  FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on employees, shareholders, investors and the financial markets, Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has rescheduled the reporting of its third quarter 2012 results. The company's earnings report will now occur prior to the opening of the market, on Thursday, November 1, 2012. A conference call with company executives will be held that day at 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. CT) to discuss these results. Interested parties are invited to listen by calling (800) 618-4645.Following the call, a recorded playback will be available through the end of the day on December 2, 2012. To listen to the playback, dial (800) 633-8284 or (402) 977-9140 (for international callers). The conference ID for the playback is 21607032.  This call is being webcast and can be accessed live on Arkansas Best's website at arkbest.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed at Arkansas Best's website through December 2, 2012.  Arkansas Best's earnings conference call had previously been scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  Arkansas Best Corporation, headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is a freight transportation services and solutions provider. Through its various subsidiaries, Arkansas Best offers a wide variety of logistics solutions including: domestic and global transportation of less-than-truckload ("LTL") and full load shipments, expedited ground and time-definite delivery solutions, freight forwarding services, freight brokerage, oversight of roadside assistance and equipment services for commercial vehicles, and household goods moving market services for consumers, corporations and the military. More information is available at arkbest.com, abf.com and pantherexpedite.com.  Contact: Mr. David Humphrey, Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate          Communications          Telephone: (479) 785-6200  SOURCE Arkansas Best Corporation  Website: http://arkbest.com