USA Truck Expands Atlanta Terminal
VAN BUREN, Ark., Nov. 13, 2013
VAN BUREN, Ark., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK),
a leading transportation and logistics solutions provider, today announced the
conversion of its Atlanta terminal to a continuous, full-service Operations
and support center.
The expanded facility's 24/7 operating model reflects the Company's strategy
for establishing predictive maintenance practices, designed to reduce
long-term costs and driver down time. It also strengthens the Company's
customer service efforts by providing a physical presence in the region.
"This expansion is part of USA Truck's ongoing and comprehensive reinvestment
into our business, our equipment and our people," said USA Truck President and
CEO John Simone. "The Southeast is a key growth market for us and our
enhanced Atlanta facility, led by new Terminal Manager Pete Humphreys, enables
us to better serve our customers in that region and be closer to our driver
USA Truck also plans to hire additional drivers to increase its presence
throughout the Southeast.
Earlier this month, the Company announced it had received initial delivery of
150 2014 Navistar International ProStar model tractors. The order followed the
250 new tractors and 400 new trailers put into service earlier this year.
USA Truck is also installing advanced computing and mobile communications
systems (including electronic driver logs) in its entire fleet, enabling
real-time driver and vehicle information to be integrated with the Company's
home office and offering customers enhanced visibility into the status of
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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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