New Manager of Credit & Cash Management Named

Press Release – (Cherryville, North Carolina, April 16, 2007) FleetNet America, Inc announces the recent hiring of Carl McMaken as Manager of Credit & Cash Management. He will fill the position being vacated by Richard Connelly who is retiring after many years in credit management, with 7 years as Manager of Credit and Collections with FleetNet and more than 16 years as manager of the credit department of Carolina Freight. 

Carl comes to FleetNet with over 30 years experience in credit management, most recently as Corporate Credit Manager with the Delta Faucet Company. He has earned the designation of Certified Credit Executive from the National Association of Credit Management and is a past Chairman of the Indiana Association of Credit Management. Carl has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. 

FleetNet America, Inc. is a third-party vehicle maintenance company that coordinates scheduled and nonscheduled service to truck fleets, owner-operators, original equipment truck manufacturers and after-market equipment providers. FleetNet receives nationwide service calls regarding on-the-road breakdowns at its 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year call center in Cherryville, North Carolina. FleetNet’s call coordinators, who average more than 20 years of truck maintenance and repair experience, utilize a network of over 60,000 truck repair vendors to assist in providing vehicle repair and emergency road service throughout the continental United States and Canada. 

FleetNet America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq:ABFS).