Arkansas Best Corporation Senior Vice President of Enterprise Customer Solutions Jim Keenan to Retire

    Arkansas Best Corporation Senior Vice President of Enterprise Customer
                        Solutions Jim Keenan to Retire

PR Newswire

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 25, 2014

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Jim Keenan, Senior Vice
President of Enterprise Customer Solutions for Arkansas Best Corporation
(Nasdaq: ABFS), will retire March 31, 2014, after 33 years of service with the

"Jim's many years of service at ABF Freight, in the areas of sales and
pricing, contributed to the development of our sales approach and to the
unique tools that allow our company to be a leader in the transportation
industry," said Arkansas Best President and Chief Executive Officer Judy R.
McReynolds. "He has been a valuable resource for our company and a dedicated
employee. We thank Jim and wish him and his wife Monika the very best in the
coming years."

Mr. Keenan joined the company in 1981 as a result of ABF Freight's acquisition
of East Texas Motor Freight. Throughout his time with ABF Freight he served
in the pricing department and held various increasing leadership roles in the
sales department, culminating as ABF Freight's Senior Vice President of Sales
and Marketing. Additionally, for three years, he led the sales and marketing
initiatives at an Arkansas Best subsidiary that was subsequently sold. His
current role at Arkansas Best was created to coordinate the numerous supply
chain services offered across ABF Freight, ABF Logistics and Panther Expedited

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, and

Contact: Investors: Mr. David Humphrey, Vice President, Investor Relations
         Telephone: (479) 785-6200
Media:  Ms. Kathy Fieweger, CMO and Vice President, Marketing and Corporate
         Telephone: (479) 719-4358

SOURCE Arkansas Best Corporation

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