Stephen Crane Named Director of Managed Care for FleetNet America, Inc.

Press Release – (Cherryville, North Carolina, May 4, 2007) – FleetNet America, Inc. announces the recent hiring of Stephen Crane as Director of Managed Care. Stephen’s responsibilities will include oversight of FleetNet’s preventative maintenance department as well as business development. Stephen has an extensive management background in the trucking industry with over 27 years of experience, 15 of those with Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation. Stephen has a bachelor of science degree in business management from Gardner Webb College. 

The FleetNet America Managed Care Program provides management of scheduled commercial equipment maintenance for transportation fleets. The program provides all elements of fleet equipment maintenance, including the establishment and oversight of preventative maintenance and the scheduling and tracking of annual Federal Highway Administration inspections. 

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).