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ArcBest Corporation delivers integrated logistics solutions for a variety of supply chain challenges. The Company's offerings include less-than-truckload services via the ABF Freight network, ground expedite solutions through Panther Premium Logistics, household moving under the U-Pack brand and vehicle maintenance and repair from FleetNet America. ArcBest is focused on providing the best customer experience possible with seamless access to a broad suite of logistics capabilities, including truckload, LTL, ocean and air, ground expedite, managed transportation and warehousing.
TypePublic
Founded1923
HQFort Smith, AR, US
Websitearcb.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)13,000
Job Openings123
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.9 B(-1%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$73.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at ArcBest

Judy R. McReynolds

Judy R. McReynolds

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Craig E. Philip

Craig E. Philip

Director
Steven L. Spinner

Steven L. Spinner

Lead Independent Director
Janice E. Stipp

Janice E. Stipp

Director
Kathleen D. McElligott

Kathleen D. McElligott

Director
Stephen E. Gorman

Stephen E. Gorman

Director
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ArcBest Office Locations

ArcBest has an office in Fort Smith
Fort Smith, AR, US (HQ)
3801 Old Greenwood Rd
Fort Smith, AR, US
8401 McClure Dr
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ArcBest Financials and Metrics

ArcBest Revenue

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ArcBest's revenue was reported to be $2.94 b in FY, 2020 which is a 1.6% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

829.2m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

87.3m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

10.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

23.4m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

32.2m

Market capitalization (17-Sept-2021)

1.9b

Closing stock price (17-Sept-2021)

73.9

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

362.6m

EV

1.9b
ArcBest's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.1b3.0b2.9b

Revenue growth, %

9%(3%)(2%)

Cost of goods sold

2.7b2.7b2.6b

Gross profit

381.3m328.9m346.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

711.8m771.5m787.6m701.4m627.4m795.0m829.2m

Cost of goods sold

644.0m677.9m694.0m633.7m548.0m691.8m741.9m

Gross profit

67.8m93.6m93.5m67.7m79.4m103.2m87.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

10%12%12%10%13%13%11%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

190.2m201.9m304.0m

Accounts Receivable

297.1m282.6m320.9m

Prepaid Expenses

25.3m30.4m37.8m

Current Assets

649.2m664.4m758.2m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

67.3m40.0m71.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

108.6m112.5m118.4m

Accounts Payable

52.0m(27.0m)41.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

255.3m170.4m206.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

4.9m29.3m45.5m1.9m17.8m47.2m23.4m84.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

26.5m54.0m83.3m29.0m58.1m88.1m30.4m60.6m

Accounts Payable

(36.0m)(6.0m)(11.7m)(15.4m)(14.8m)37.1m(1.4m)41.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

(3.4m)80.5m138.0m23.1m82.1m151.3m22.5m145.9m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

6.8 x

EV/CFO

2.9 x

Revenue/Employee

238.0k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

P/E Ratio

13.6
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ArcBest Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Total Shipment Weight, pounds

6.37 b1.46 b1.61 b1.55 b6.06 b1.55 b1.39 b1.58 b6.07 b1.56 b1.7 b

Daily Shipment Weight, pounds

25.29 m23.19 m25.34 m24.45 m24.09 m24.26 m21.83 m24.76 m24 m24.71 m26.8 m

Daily Shipments

20.08 k19.22 k20.04 k20.03 k19.6 k18.8 k17.37 k19.42 k18.8 k19.29 k19.71 k

Revenue per Hundredweight

$34.16$34.66$35.11$36.35$35.44$33.16$33.69$35.69$34.6$36.09$38.87
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ArcBest Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Logistics & Distribution Services, LLCSeptember 02, 2016$25 m
Bear Transportation Services, L.P.December 01, 2015$26 m
Smart Lines Transportation Group, LLCJanuary 05, 2015$5.17 m
Panther Expedited Services IncJune 15, 2012$180 m
ABF Cartage, Inc.
ABF Freight System (B.C.) ULC
ABF Freight System Canada ULC
ABF Freight System , Inc.
ABF, Inc. d/b/a Transport Realty, Inc.
Albert Companies, Inc.
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ArcBest Revenue Breakdown

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ArcBest revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.7% from FleetNet, 25.3% from ArcBest and 68.0% from Asset-Based

ArcBest Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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ArcBest Online and Social Media Presence

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ArcBest Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    90/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    94/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    90/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    89/100

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ArcBest News and Updates

Global Road Logistics Market- AAA Cooper Transportation Inc., ArcBest Corp., C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., among others to contribute to the market growth

NEW YORK, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The road logistics market is poised to grow by USD 439.92 bn during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 2% during the forecast period. View our exclusive report on market scenarios, estimates, the impact of lockdown, and customer behaviour. Download...

ArcBest Announces Investment In Peak Innovation Center

FORT SMITH, Ark., May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce a $1 million investment in the Peak Innovation Center, a regional career and technology center in Fort Smith. The state-of-the-art Peak Innovation Center,...

ArcBest Among 2020 Top 100 Truckers

FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that it has again been recognized among the Top 100 Truckers by Inbound Logistics. Inbound Logistics, a monthly trade magazine targeted toward business...

ArcBest Receives Five Quest For Quality Awards

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that it has received five 2020 Quest for Quality Awards. ArcBest's less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® was honored as National LTL Carrier and Truckload...

ArcBest Employee Training Program Recognized For 11th Consecutive Year

FORT SMITH, Ark., March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver innovative solutions, is pleased to announce its employee training program placed 12th among Training magazine's 2020 Top 125. The ArcBest program...

ArcBest Named 2019 Great Supply Chain Partner

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that it is among the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2019. Each year, SupplyChainBrain publishes...
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ArcBest Blogs

ABF Freight Driver Represents Industry at White House

ABF Freight Driver Represents Industry at White House Jennifer Faldon Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:56 On Oct. 17, ABF Freight driver David Boyer represented the American Trucking Associations during a trucking industry visit to the White House. Boyer, an America’s Road Team Captain, visited w…

Developing a Growth Mindset

Developing a Growth Mindset Lori Brooks Wed, 10/10/2018 - 08:00 Natural Born Grown Leader You hear a lot today about having a fixed mindset versus having a growth mindset. I was fortunate enough early in my career to have worked for a company with a leader (or rather, leaders) who liv…

Hurricane Michael Service Update

Hurricane Michael Service Update Lindsey Kennedy Tue, 10/09/2018 - 16:56 ArcBest service operations affected by Hurricane Michael Our hurricane preparedness process is in effect as of 10/9/18. Due to mandatory evacuations and anticipated heavy winds and flooding, operations at some AB…

ArcBest 3Q 2018 Earnings Conference Call

ArcBest 3Q 2018 Earnings Conference Call Jennifer Faldon Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:04 Earnings Conference Call – Friday, November 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. CT) Dial (800) 670-1536 to listen live. Following the call, a recorded playback will be available through the end of the day…

What You Need to Know About Dry Van Shipping

What You Need to Know About Dry Van Shipping Justin Bates Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:00 What is a dry van? A dry van is a type of semi-trailer that’s fully enclosed to protect shipments from outside elements. Designed to carry palletized, boxed or loose freight, dry vans aren’t temperature-…

Hurricane Florence Service Update

Hurricane Florence Service Update Becky Harris Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:58 ArcBest service operations affected by Hurricane Florence Our hurricane preparedness process is in effect as of Tuesday, September 11th. Due to mandatory evacuations of the coast and anticipated heavy winds and flo…
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ArcBest Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ArcBest founded?

    ArcBest was founded in 1923.

  • Who are ArcBest key executives?

    ArcBest's key executives are Judy R. McReynolds, Craig E. Philip and Steven L. Spinner.

  • How many employees does ArcBest have?

    ArcBest has 13,000 employees.

  • What is ArcBest revenue?

    Latest ArcBest annual revenue is $2.9 b.

  • What is ArcBest revenue per employee?

    Latest ArcBest revenue per employee is $226.2 k.

  • Who are ArcBest competitors?

    Competitors of ArcBest include Kirby Corporation, Unitcargo and Lambert Brothers.

  • Where is ArcBest headquarters?

    ArcBest headquarters is located at 3801 Old Greenwood Rd, Fort Smith.

  • Where are ArcBest offices?

    ArcBest has an office in Fort Smith.

  • How many offices does ArcBest have?

    ArcBest has 2 offices.