Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences  NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Feb. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLD) announced that on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, Michael Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer, and John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2014 Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference at 7:00 am (central time).  Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the Heartland Express, Inc. presentation at the Stifel Nicolaus 2014 Transportation and Logistics Conference at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/hif5uzik.  Mr. Gerdin and Mr. Cosaert will also present at the 2014 BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 8:20 am (central time).  Heartland Express is an irregular route truckload carrier based in North Liberty, Iowa serving customers with shipping lanes throughout the United States. Heartland focuses on medium to short haul regional freight, offering shippers industry leading on-time service so they can achieve their strategic goals for their customers. More information about Heartland Express can be found on the company website at www.heartlandexpress.com.  This press release and the webcast announced in this press release may contain statements that might be considered as forward-looking statements or predictions of future operations. Such statements are based on management's belief or interpretation of information currently available. These statements and assumptions involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual events may differ from these expectations as specified from time to time in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  CONTACT: Heartland Express, Inc.          Michael Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer          319-626-3600          or          John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer          319-626-3600