ABF Driver Scott Harris Earns Back-to-Back NY Driver of the Year Awards

   ABF Driver Scott Harris Earns Back-to-Back NY Driver of the Year Awards

PR Newswire

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 27, 2013

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive
year, ABF^® driver Scott Harris has earned recognition as New York Driver of
the Year from the New York State Motor Truck Association. Harris earned the
recognition during the organization's Safety and Education Symposium March 26
in Albany, New York.

A five-time winner of the New York State Driving Championships, Harris's
distinguished career as a professional driver includes winning numerous safe
driving awards. He is a past winner of the American Trucking Associations
National Championships and a former ATA National Driver of the Year. Harris
has driven for ABF for nearly 30 years, accumulating more than 30,000 hours
and three million miles without a preventable accident. Harris operates from
the ABF service center in Albany.

"Scott has made winning championships as routine as the professionalism he
demonstrates each time he is behind the wheel of his truck. All of us at ABF
are extremely proud to have Scott Harris setting an example for not just ABF
drivers but all the professional drivers on the road," said Sam Cates, ABF
safety and security director.

The New York State Motor Truck Association is a nonprofit trade association
formed to promote and protect the interests of the trucking industry in New
York. It is an affiliate of the American Trucking Associations.

As the principal subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS), ABF
operates as a global provider of customizable supply chain solutions. ABF
enhances supply chain efficiencies and achieves optimum performance by
focusing on specific logistics needs and customizing innovative solutions. The
company's resource-rich infrastructure includes an innovative Dual-System^®
Network for regional and national transportation. Its portfolio of logistics
services extends from the manufacturer's floor to time-definite and/or
white-glove final delivery. In between, customers benefit from a single point
of contact and total end-to-end supply chain visibility.

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