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
         John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer
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