ArcBest To Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

by Jake Tully - Published: 9/10/2018

In light of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based ArcBest announced earlier today that it plans to celebrate employees with special events in more than 240 locations nationwide.

According to ArcBest, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which recognizes more than 3.5 million drivers in the U.S., is an ideal time for the company to honor their employees and remind them of their valued role in relation to the country’s economy.

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“America depends on truck drivers to deliver their goods, and I’m proud of our ABF Freight drivers and Panther® owner-operators, as well as all of our contracted carriers, for taking care of our customers every day,” said ArcBest Chairman, President and CEO Judy R. McReynolds. “Our drivers are truly the heart behind the haul.”

Sources at ArcBest report that the National Truck Driver Appreciation week, established by the American Trucking Associations, runs from September 9 – 15. 

More information on ArcBest and its subsidiaries may be found at the company’s site.