For the fifth consecutive year, ABF Freight System is ranked among the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s listing of the 25 best U.S. companies to sell for in the service sector. ABF, which ranks seventh overall, was the highest-ranked transportation company on the magazine’s 2006 listing.
For the past six years, the corporate research team at Selling Power has identified and ranked the best companies to sell for in the United States, focusing on companies with sales forces of 500 or more people. Assessments are based on compensation, training and career mobility. Selling Power ranks the top 25 manufacturing companies and the top 25 service companies to complete its annual list of the 50 best companies to sell for.
“We are proud to once again be recognized as a leader in recruiting, training and equipping sales professionals,” says Roy Slagle, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fort Smith, Ark.-based ABF. “At every level of our company, our employees are trained to make decisions and respond to each customer’s unique requirements. Our customers then benefit from a representative who helps them anticipate supply-chain challenges and is empowered to respond with advantageous solutions.”