c.); Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.; Saia, Inc.; Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., and the LTL operations of XPO Logistics, Inc. Panther segment The Panther segment includes the operating results of Panther. Panther is a provider of premium logistics services, including time-sensitive, mission-critical, and white-glove delivery. Panther provides expedited freight transportation services to commercial and government customers, and offers premium logistics services that involve the rapid deployment of specialized equipment to meet specific linehaul requirements, such as temperature control, hazardous materials, geofencing (routing a shipment across a mandatory, defined route with satellite monitoring and automated alerts concerning any deviation from the route), specialized government cargo, security services, and life sciences. Through its premium logistics and global freight forwarding businesses, Panther solves the toughest shipping and logistics requirements that customers face through a global network of owner operators and partners specializing in ground, air, and ocean shipping. Additional value is created for Panther customers through access to both ABF Freight and ABF Logistics services, which facilitate delivery of holistic transportation and logistics solutions. Panther’s expedited freight transportation customers communicate their freight needs, typically on a shipment-by-shipment basis, by means of telephone, email, Internet, or electronic data interchange. All of the network capacity for Panther’s operations is provided by third-party contract carriers, including owner operators, ground line-haul providers, cartage agents, air freight carriers, ocean shipping lines, and other transportation asset providers. Regulation Panther’s network of third-party contract carriers must comply with the safety and fitness regulations of The U.S. Department of Transportation, including those relating to drug and alcohol testing and hours of service. ABF Logistics segment The ABF Logistics segment includes the results of operations of the company’s businesses, which provide freight brokerage and intermodal transportation services, worldwide ocean shipping solutions, and transportation and warehouse management services. The company’s investments in the strategic development of its asset-light logistics operating segments include ABF Logistics’ acquisitions of the privately-owned truckload brokerage firms Smart Lines Transportation Group, LLC and Bear Transportation Services, L.P. in January 2015 and December 2015, respectively. ABF Logistics provides third-party transportation brokerage and management services throughout North America by sourcing various capacity solutions, including dry van over the road and intermodal, flatbed, temperature-controlled, and specialized equipment, coupled with strong technology and carrier- and customer-based Web tools. ABF Logistics also provides LCL and FCL service through its ocean transport offering to approximately 90% of the total ocean international market to and from the United States. Furthermore, this segment provides scalable transportation and warehouse management services that could be customized to manage customers’ supply chain needs. Seasonality The second and third calendar quarters of each year (year ending December 2015) usually have the highest business levels while the first quarter generally has the lowest. FleetNet segment The FleetNet segment includes the results of operations of FleetNet America, Inc. (FleetNet), the company’s subsidiary that provides roadside assistance and maintenance management services for commercial vehicles to customers in the United States and Canada through a network of third-party service providers. In partnership with third-party vendors, FleetNet offers flexible, customized solutions. ABF Moving segment The ABF Moving segment includes the results of operations of Albert Companies, Inc. and Moving Solutions, Inc. This segment provides third-party transportation, warehousing, and delivery services to the consumer, corporate, and military household goods moving markets. Moving Solutions, Inc. prov
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