ABF Freight System announced that Matthew Letter will assume the role of vice president of sales effective Jan. 1, 2012. A 23-year veteran of the Fort Smith, Ark.-based company, Letter has served the past 12 years as ABF regional vice president of sales in Chicago.
“In his new position, Matt will be responsible for the sales management of ABF’s 10 field regions throughout North America, as well as our inside sales center in Fort Smith,” says James Keenan, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “He has served in a variety of roles at ABF, including account manager, branch manager and regional vice president of sales, where he has been responsible for ABF’s largest region. He richly deserves this promotion.”