Trucking companies and trucking suppliers are well represented in this year’s Forbes Platinum 400, the financial magazine’s annual list of “America’s Best Big Companies.”
Arkansas Best Corp., C.H. Robinson, the Hub Group, J.B. Hunt Transport, Landstar System, Pacer International, and Werner Enterprises each were named in the transportation industry; BorgWarner, Paccar and Volvo were selected in consumer durables; Caterpillar, Cummins and Ingersoll-Rand made the capital goods list; and Lubrizol was among the noteworthy chemical companies.
Arkansas Best, a transportation holding company whose largest subsidiary is ABF Freight System Inc., has earned a place on the list for six consecutive years thanks in part to a management focus on “return on capital employed,” according to David Humphrey, the company’s director of investor relations. Full story here.........http://www.thetrucker.com/showstory.aspx?id=10549