Prestigious Awards, Leadership Changes, Acquisitions, Appointments, and Financial Results - Research Report on Old Dominion, YRC

   Prestigious Awards, Leadership Changes, Acquisitions, Appointments, and
Financial Results - Research Report on Old Dominion, YRC Worldwide, Heartland,
                          Con-Way, and Arkansas Best

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, December 27, 2013

NEW YORK, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Old
Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL), YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW),
Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD), Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) and Arkansas
Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS). Today's readers may access these reports free
of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. Research Report

On November 14, 2013, Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (Old Dominion) announced
that Mastio & Company has honored the Company with the 2013 Mastio Quality
Award, naming Old Dominion as the no.1 national less-than-truckload (LTL)
carrier. "We're honored that the shipping public continues to hold Old
Dominion in such high regards," said David Congdon, President and CEO of Old
Dominion. "This award serves as a testament to the hard work and dedication of
every Old Dominion employee, and reaffirms our commitment to deliver premium
service." Old Dominion said that it is the only LTL carrier in the history of
this prestigious annual ranking to top the list four years in a row. 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://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=DDD

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e93c_ODFL

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YRC Worldwide Inc. Research Report

On November 12, 2013, YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRC Worldwide) reported its Q3 2013
financial results with consolidated operating revenue of c.$1.3 billion, up
1.3% YoY. Consolidated operating income decreased to $5.8 million compared to
$27.3 million in Q3 2012. Also, adjusted EBITDA on a non-GAAP basis declined
to $62.4 million during the quarter from $78.8 million in Q3 2012. YRC
Worldwide CEO and recently-appointed YRC Freight President James Welch
commented, "Our third quarter performance was hindered by declines in service,
manpower shortages and declines in yield. During the quarter, the YRC Freight
network was 'out of cycle,' which caused our service to decline in certain
lanes." He continued, "As a consequence of YRC Freight's performance, we made
leadership changes in late September. Our renewed objective is to increase
process discipline, execution and accountability at YRC Freight. Going
forward, our focus will be on growing the business by aggressively pursuing
new and profitable accounts while controlling our costs and improving our
service levels." 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://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3149_YRCW

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Heartland Express, Inc. Research Report

On November 11, 2013, Heartland Express, Inc.'s (Heartland) Board of Directors
announced that it has acquired 100% of the stock of Gordon Trucking, Inc. of
Pacific, Washington and certain associated assets in transactions valued at
approximately $300 million. Commenting on the results, Michael Gerdin,
Chairman, President, and CEO of Heartland said, "We searched for many years
for the best fit to expand our capabilities for customers, our opportunities
for drivers, and our growth for our stockholders. With GTI, Heartland acquires
a major presence in the West, affording the combined customer base significant
capacity nationwide through what is expected to be one of the five largest
asset-based truckload fleets in North America. GTI has a well-earned
reputation for superior customer service, with a modern fleet and a strong
safety record." The Full Research Report on Heartland Express, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/7685_HTLD

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Con-way Inc. Research Report

On November 14, 2013, Con-way Inc. (Con-way) announced that its subsidiary,
Con-way Freight has appointed Stephen F. Dean as its Vice President of Sales.
"Steve Dean is a respected sales professional who has developed and led
innovative, successful sales organizations in both trucking and third party
logistics," said Greg Lehmkuhl, President, Con-way Freight. "We're pleased to
welcome Steve to the Con-way Freight team, and we look forward to his insight
and leadership as we advance our sales organization to the next level." The
Company informed that Mr. Dean has joined Con-way Freight from Ryder Supply
Chain Solutions, where he served as senior vice president of sales, marketing
and solutions management for all of Ryder's vertical industry markets since
2008. The Full Research Report on Con-way Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1784_CNW

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Arkansas Best Corporation Research Report

On November 11, 2013, Arkansas Best Corp. (Arkansas Best) reported its Q3 2013
financial results, with revenue growth of 7.9% YoY to $623.4 million. Net
income for the quarter totaled $14 million or $0.52 per share, compared to
$6.5 million or $0.24 per share in Q3 2012. "This was our strongest quarter of
the year thanks to the solid performance of our emerging businesses and a
tonnage uptick for ABF Freight," said Arkansas Best President and CEO Judy R.
McReynolds. "Going forward, we will continue with initiatives at ABF and all
of our operating companies that will enable us to better serve our customers
in the rapidly evolving transportation and logistics marketplace." 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://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/790a_ABFS

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