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What: Shares of trucker YRC Worldwide
So what: In its efforts to get back on its feet, the last thing YRC needed was a competitor doing its darndest to further hobble the company through the courts. But there it was, Arkansas Best
Now what: While the dismissal is good reason for a sigh of relief, it's uncertain that ABF will let the issue go. A post-ruling statement from ABF suggests that it may seek an appeal. It'll be interesting to see whether ABF does pursue the suit further, as the Teamsters are staunchly behind YRC and the negotiated deal that's at issue here. Regarding the dispute, the director of the Teamsters National Freight Division said: "ABF should concentrate on freight pick-up and delivery operations of its company rather than trying to put YRCW out of business through litigation and other means." Oh snap!
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