ARKANSAS BEST CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD QUARTER 2004 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
Thursday, September 30, 2004
Arkansas Best Corporation
Announces its Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call
(Fort Smith, Arkansas, September 30, 2004) -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its third quarter 2004 results, prior to the opening of the market, on Thursday, October 21st. A conference call with company executives will be held that day at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) EDT (11:00 a.m. CDT) to discuss these results. Interested parties are invited to listen by calling (877) 275-1257. Following the call, a recorded playback will be available through the end of the day on October 31, 2004. To listen to the playback, dial (800) 642-1687. The conference ID for the playback is 1162464.
This call is being Web cast and can be accessed live on Arkansas Best's Web site at www.arkbest.com. A replay of the Web cast can be accessed at Arkansas Best's Web site through October 31st.
Contact: Mr. David Humphrey, Director of Investor Relations
Telephone (479) 785-6200