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Successful Acquisitions, Awards, Quarterly Results - Research Report on YRC Worldwide, Arkansas Best, Swift Transportation,



 Successful Acquisitions, Awards, Quarterly Results - Research Report on YRC
Worldwide, Arkansas Best, Swift Transportation, Quality Distribution, and Old
                            Dominion Freight Line

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, August 23, 2013

NEW YORK, August 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting YRC
Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS), Swift
Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT), Quality Distribution Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTY),
and Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

YRC Worldwide Inc. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRC Worldwide) declared its Q2 2013
financial results. Consolidated operating revenue stood at $1.2 billion, a
decline of 0.7% YoY. Consolidated operating income slightly declined from
$15.5 million in Q2 2012 to $14.3 million in Q2 2013. The Company also
reported (on a non-GAAP basis) adjusted EBITDA of $74.7 million for Q2 2013,
indicating an improvement of $4.6 million over the $70.1 million adjusted
EBITDA reported in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, YRC Worldwide CEO James
Welch stated, "As we move through 2013, we continue to make steady progress on
our long-term objective of regaining a leadership position in the LTL
industry. We recorded a one-time charge of $6.3 million related to the network
optimization, which is a small investment in what we anticipate will be
approximately $25 to $30 million in annual savings." The Full Research Report
on YRC Worldwide Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/YRCW ]

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Arkansas Best Corporation Research Report

On August 9, 2013, Arkansas Best Corporation (Arkansas Best) declared its Q2
2013 results. Operating revenues were up 13% YoY to $576.9 million in Q2 2013
from $510.5 million in Q2 2012. Net income stood at $4.9 million, or $0.18 per
diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared to $11.8 million, or $0.44 per diluted
share, in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, Judy R. McReynolds, Arkansas
Best President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We achieved a major
milestone for our company in recent weeks with the ratification of a national
five-year labor contract at ABF and most supplemental agreements. We expect to
obtain employee ratification of all remaining supplements in the coming weeks.
As our customers look to us for total solutions to their complex supply chain
needs, we are now better positioned than at any time in our history to fulfill
those requirements." The Full Research Report on Arkansas Best Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/ABFS ]

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Swift Transportation Company Research Report

On August 6, 2013, Swift Transportation Company (Swift) reported that it has
successfully acquired privately held Central Refrigerated Transportation, Inc.
(Central) in a transaction valued at $225 million, with an estimated $189
million in cash and $36 million of assumed capital lease obligations and other
financial debt. William Post, Swift's Special Committee Chairman, commented,
"We are pleased to be acquiring a growing and profitable business at an
attractive valuation, diversifying our suite of services.  This acquisition
will allow Swift to be an immediate player in the over-the-road temperature
controlled market." Richard Stocking, Swift's President and Chief Operating
Officer, added, "It makes perfect sense for Swift and Central to combine their
businesses at this time.  Our customers are looking for comprehensive
solutions to their transportation needs and this combination will enable us to
better serve them." The Full Research Report on Swift Transportation Company -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/SWFT ]

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Quality Distribution Inc. Research Report

On August 8, 2013, Quality Distribution Inc. (Quality Distribution) reported
that a previously announced underwritten secondary offering of 4.3 million
shares of its common stock by certain stockholders of Quality (the Selling
Stockholders), along with funds associated with Apollo Global Management, LLC,
priced at $8.60 per share value, wherein underwriters have been granted an
option to purchase up to 426,974 shares of additional common stock by the
Selling Stockholders. Serving as joint book-running managers for the offering
are BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC.
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., BB&T Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets,
LLC and Avondale Partners, LLC will be the co-managers for the offering. The
Full Research Report on Quality Distribution Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/QLTY ]

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Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. Research Report

On August 6, 2013, Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (Old Dominion) announced
that it has recently received Logistics Management magazine's "2013 Quest for
Quality Award" in both the Expedited Motor Carriers and Multiregional LTL
categories. David Congdon, Old Dominion's President and CEO, commented, "For
several years now, Logistics Management readers have rated their experiences
with Old Dominion extremely favorably. This kind of positive feedback from our
customers motivates us to uphold our commitment to offering a premium service
and reaffirms the OD family's tireless dedication to helping the world keep
promises." The Full Research Report on Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/ODFL ]

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