Intern Operations


Position Description

This is a 12-week summer internship for the summer of 2023. It would start in May and conclude in August.


ArcBest® is a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges. With services provided by less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight, and maintenance and repair company, FleetNet America, we are fully equipped to deliver knowledge, expertise, and a can-do attitude with every shipment and supply chain solution, household move, or vehicle repair.


When ABF Freight®, an ArcBest® carrier, began operations in 1923, our goal was simple: to deliver less-than-truckload freight with precision and skill. And while we’ve updated our equipment, adopted new technologies and added solutions to better serve our customers, this ambition has never changed. Through the hard work and commitment of our drivers, dockworkers and other personnel, we’ve developed the reputation of being one of the best LTL carriers in the industry ­­­— and we take pride in that.


Wanting to join the ABF Freight family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture. Our pace of expansion means we’re looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions.


Currently, we are looking for an Operations Intern to join the ABF Freight team. Interns will gain exposure to equipment management, transportation coordination and operations planning.


Your Contribution May Include:


  • Under supervision, assist in the planning, supervision, and control of available resources associated with the timely, damage-free, and safe loading/unloading of freight on assigned shifts.
  • Gain understanding of load planning safety and maintenance.
  • Assist in job task assignment according to unloading and loading schedules.
  • Gain exposure to work assignment coordination, and performance monitoring.
  • Provide a clean, safe working environment for all personnel and visiting customers.
  • Foster safe handling, loading, unloading, and storage of hazardous materials.
  • Collaborate to accomplish department goals.
  • Support our values driven culture focused on creativity, integrity, collaboration, growth, excellence, and wellness.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.


As an Operations Intern, you will be a member of the ABF Freight team in Denver, CO. This is a 12-week part-time paid internship position starting in May through the summer that will average less than 30 hours per week.


Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:


  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Part or Full-time student currently pursuing an undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field.
  • Legally authorized to work full-time in the country of hire without sponsorship for employment.


Skills and Abilities:


  • Leadership experience
  • Organizational and multitasking skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills


If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact or call us at (479) 785-8717. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability.

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