Marten Transport, Ltd. to Participate in the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation and Logistics Conference and the BB&T Capital

Marten Transport, Ltd. to Participate in the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation
and Logistics Conference and the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services
Conference

MONDOVI, Wis., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marten Transport, Ltd.
(Nasdaq:MRTN) announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at the
Stifel Nicolaus Transportation and Logistics Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in
Key Biscayne, Florida on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time,
and at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference at the
Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at
3:10 P.M. Eastern Time.

The slides for these presentations will be available in the Investor Relations
section of Marten's Website at http://www.marten.com.

Marten Transport, with headquarters in Mondovi, Wis., is one of the leading
temperature-sensitive truckload carriers in the United States. Marten
specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer-packaged
goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Marten
offers service in the United States, Canada and Mexico, concentrating on
expedited movements for high-volume customers. Marten's common stock is
traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol MRTN.

The presentation or discussions at the conference may contain certain
statements that may be considered forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section
21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including Marten's
current expectations concerning future results, objectives, plans and payment
of dividends. These statements by their nature involve substantial risks and
uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed
in such forward-looking statements. Viewers of the conference material should
review and consider the various disclosures by the Company in its press
releases, stockholder reports, and filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Important factors known to Marten that could cause actual results
to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements
are discussed in Item 1A of Marten's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2011. Marten undertakes no obligation to correct or update
any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

CONTACT: Tim Kohl, President
         Jim Hinnendael, Chief Financial Officer
         Marten Transport, Ltd.
         715-926-4216