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
 
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