ABF Freight to Host Dayton-Area Hiring Event

ArcBest, a leader in supply chain logistics, announced that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight, will host a two-day hiring event in Dayton, Ohio, on April 5-6, seeking full-time road drivers, full and part-time forklift operators, and participants in the company’s road Driver Development Program. The company is offering signing bonuses of $10,000 for road drivers, $5,000 for driver trainees and full-time forklift operators, and $250 for part-time forklift operators, available on the first day of employment.

“There’s never been a better time to join the ABF team,” said Seth Runser, ABF Freight president. “Our people are at the heart of our success, and our values-driven culture has created an environment where people can grow and thrive — it’s more than just a job, it’s a career. If you live in the Dayton area and you’re looking to join a company with excellent benefits, frequent home time and ongoing training opportunities, we hope to see you at the event.”

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On April 5 and 6, ABF will host interested candidates from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its service center, located at 8051 Center Point 70 Blvd., Dayton, Ohio. No appointment is necessary. Driver candidates should be at least 21 years old.

At the event, candidates can expect:

  • Assistance with job applications
  • Interviews with ABF recruiters
  • Potential job offers made that day

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ABF Freight is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted less-than-truckload carriers, operating in both short- and long-haul markets across North America. ABF employs more than 10,000 people across over 240 locations, and over 53 percent of ABF drivers have been employed with the company for more than 10 years.

Full-time ABF drivers and dock workers receive Teamster Union Scale wages, 100 percent company-paid health insurance for employees and their families, personal days, sick leave and paid holidays, and they are covered by a pension plan at no expense to the employee.

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