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Form 8-K for ARKANSAS BEST CORP /DE/


24-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


ITEM 5.07 - SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS

On May 21, 2013, the annual meeting of stockholders of Arkansas Best Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq: ABFS) was held, at which meeting, two proposals were passed by stockholders.

Matters voted on by stockholders included the following:

(i) the election of directors to the Company's Board of Directors until the 2014 annual stockholders meeting; and

(ii) the annual advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

The results of the stockholders' votes are reported below.

(i) The following directors were elected by the indicated vote:

Directors             Votes For    Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
John W. Alden         18,224,256        1,869,323                  0
Fred A. Allardyce     16,927,151        3,166,428                  0
William M. Legg       18,202,700        1,890,879                  0
Judy R. McReynolds    19,837,100          256,479                  0
John H. Morris        18,204,100        1,889,479                  0
Craig E. Philip       18,231,114        1,862,465                  0
Steven L. Spinner     19,580,664          512,915                  0
Janice E. Stipp       19,698,159          395,420                  0
Robert A. Young III   19,838,194          255,385                  0

(ii) The annual advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:

Votes for          18,241,276
Votes Against       1,796,726
Votes Abstained        55,577
Broker Non-Votes            0


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