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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, US
Websitearcb.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2018)13,000
Job Openings153
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.1 B(+10%)
Share Price (Jun 2019)$26.2 (+3%)

ArcBest Office Locations

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

ArcBest Revenue

ArcBest's revenue was reported to be $3.09 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

711.8m

Net income (Q1, 2019)

4.9m

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

8.6m

Market capitalization (10-Jun-2019)

669.2m

Closing stock price (10-Jun-2019)

26.2

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

138.4m

EV

579.6m
ArcBest's current market capitalization is $669.2 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.3b2.6b648.1m2.7b2.8b3.1b

Revenue growth, %

14%2%1%

EBIT

19.1m69.2m7.3m29.0m53.5m109.1m

EBIT margin, %

1%3%1%1%2%4%
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

105.4m157.0m165.0m114.3m120.8m190.2m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

Current Assets

418.5m515.0m552.1m522.0m522.3m649.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

15.8m46.2m44.9m18.7m59.7m67.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

84.2m81.9m89.0m98.8m98.5m104.1m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

5.5m(5.2m)12.0m31.6m745.0k20.7m39.9m(6.1m)4.1m17.1m(7.4m)8.4m23.2m10.0m11.2m52.0m4.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

64.4m19.4m39.5m60.6m21.1m42.6m65.1m24.2m48.9m73.6m24.3m48.3m73.4m25.4m51.4m78.3m25.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

66.3m6.2m57.6m118.2m10.9m74.7m119.6m12.2m52.5m87.9m1.8m51.3m98.3m31.8m119.6m173.6m(3.4m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(20.8m)(9.8m)(20.9m)(37.6m)(22.8m)(48.6m)(84.4m)(21.5m)(27.0m)(68.7m)(13.1m)(25.9m)(48.3m)(6.5m)(40.0m)(58.3m)(26.0m)
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

67.5 x

EV/CFO

-171.9 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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ArcBest Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Nov, 2015FY, 2015FY, 2016

Service Centers

247 248 244

Terminals

247 247 248 245

Tractors

4.10 k4.20 k4.20 k

Trailers

19.90 k20.60 k20.80 k
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ArcBest Revenue Breakdown

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ArcBest revenue breakdown by business segment: 70.5% from Asset-Based, 23.6% from ArcBest and 6.0% from FleetNet

ArcBest Online and Social Media Presence

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ArcBest News and Updates

ArcBest Again Moves Up Fortune 1000 List

FORT SMITH, Ark., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that it has moved up 18 positions on the Fortune 1000, the annual ranking by Fortune magazine of the...

ArcBest Named to 2019 Best Employers for Diversity List

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2019 Top 500 List of Best Employers for Diversity. The company ranked No....

ArcBest Carrier ABF Freight Announces 2019 Load Team

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® has selected members of the 2019 ABF Freight Load...

ArcBest Carrier ABF Freight Receives SmartWay Excellence Award

FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® has received a 2018 SmartWay Freight Carrier...

ArcBest Celebrates 95 Years In Business

FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions, is proud to celebrate its 95th anniversary this fall. From its roots in less-than-truckload delivery, ArcBest has...

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.

  • How many employees does ArcBest have?

    ArcBest has 13,000 employees.

  • What is ArcBest revenue?

    Latest ArcBest annual revenue is $3.1 b.

  • What is ArcBest revenue per employee?

    Latest ArcBest revenue per employee is $238 k.

  • Who are ArcBest competitors?

    Competitors of ArcBest include Kirby Corporation, Landstar System and ACP Freight Services.

  • 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 1 office.