ABF Freight Training Program Rises to Sixth Spot on Training Top 125

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Training magazine annually ranks employer-sponsored training and development programs
  • ABF Freight, on the list for the sixth consecutive year, ranked 11th in 2014

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, February 19, 2015 – Appearing on the list for the sixth consecutive year, ABF Freightsm, an ArcBest company [Nasdaq: ARCB], placed sixth among Training magazine’s Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

“ABF Freight strives to be a leader in recruiting, training and equipping transportation professionals,” said ABF Freight President Tim Thorne. “Once trained, our employees are empowered to serve the specific needs of a diverse group of customers who know that no matter the challenge, we’ll find a way. It is always gratifying to have our efforts recognized by a prestigious publication like Training magazine.”

Now in its 15th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on numerous benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee; goals, evaluation, measurement and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs.

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