USA Truck Appoints Cade as Vice President, Maintenance

            USA Truck Appoints Cade as Vice President, Maintenance

PR Newswire

VAN BUREN, Ark., Oct. 24, 2013

VAN BUREN, Ark., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK),
a leading transportation and logistics provider, has named James L. Cade as
Vice President of Maintenance.


"Jim is a key addition to our expanded and strengthened management team," said
USA Truck President and CEO John Simone. "He will spearhead one of our primary
initiatives — to enhance USA Truck's maintenance process so that we can
continue improving our customer service, vehicle uptime and profit potential.

"As a 25-year veteran of the industry, Jim has had responsibility for some of
the largest fleets in North America. Time and time again, he has proven his
ability to develop innovative fleet management solutions and reduce vehicle
operating costs. We are excited to have him join our team and look forward to
his contributions as we optimize our assets and operations."

Cade most recently served as Vice President of Field Maintenance for National
Express Corporation, where he directed the maintenance program for its fleet
of 22,000 school and transit buses. Earlier in his career, Cade served as
Director of Fleet Maintenance for ServiceMaster, with responsibility for more
than 15,000 units; as Executive Vice President of Maintenance and Purchasing
for Arrow Trucking; and as Vice President of Maintenance for Ryder System,
with responsibility for 180,000 trucks.

Cade has been a member of the Technology and Maintenance Council since 1986
and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Commercial
Vehicle Safety Alliance. He earned an Associate of Science in Diesel
Engineering from Des Moines Area Community College and a Bachelor of Science
in Business Administration, with honors, from Nova-Southeastern University in

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About USA Truck

USA Truck is a transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van
Buren, Arkansas, with terminals, offices and staging facilities located
throughout the United States. We transport commodities throughout the
continental U.S. and into and out of portions of Canada. We also transport
general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service
from our terminal in Laredo, Texas. Our Strategic Capacity Solutions and
Intermodal service offerings provide customized transportation solutions using
the latest technological tools available and multiple modes of transportation.

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Contact: Cliff Beckham, EVP & CFO, USA Truck, (479) 471-2672,
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