P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. Announces New Board Member and Stock Buyback Authorization

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. Announces New Board Member and Stock
Buyback Authorization

TONTITOWN, Ark., June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- P.A.M. Transportation
Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTSI) (the "Company") today announced that Franklin
McLarty has been appointed to the Company's board of directors and will serve
on its audit committee. With the addition of Mr. McLarty, who fills an
existing vacancy on the board, the board now consists of eight directors.

Mr. McLarty is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of RML
Automotive (formerly RLJ McLarty Landers Automotive Holdings) ("RML"), one of
the nation's largest automotive retailers. He is also Senior Vice President
and a board member of the McLarty Companies, a fourth-generation family
transportation business.

"Franklin brings a wealth of financial and transportation-related experience
to P.A.M.'s board.He will provide tremendous insight and a new
perspective.We are pleased to have him," said Matthew T. Moroun, chairman of
the board of the Company.

Prior to joining RML's predecessor firm, McLarty-Landers LLC, in 2005, Mr.
McLarty enjoyed a successful career in hotel oriented private equity,
including as Vice President of McKibbon Hotel Group from 2003 to 2005 and
previously as a managing director of Miami, Florida, based hotel company,
Seaway Group.He remains on Seaway Group's advisory board.Mr. McLarty
currently serves as a board member to the Miami-based Tire Group
International, LLC, an international wholesale tire distributor.In 2007, he
was appointed by Governor Mike Beebe to the Arkansas Economic Development
Commission, and in 2009, he served as Chairman of the commission, making him
the youngest ever chair of the AEDC.He is a board member of the Little Rock
Chamber of Commerce, the Little Rock Film Festival and Fifty for the Future, a
group of business leaders committed to attracting and retaining industry in
Central Arkansas.He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of
Richmond and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of

On May 29, 2014, the Company's board of directors also authorized a new stock
repurchase program under which the Company may purchase up to 500,000 shares
of the Company's common stock from time to time through the open market in
accordance with Rule 10b-18 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or in
privately negotiated transactions.The board had previously authorized a
repurchase program on September 23, 2011, under which the Company could
repurchase up to 500,000 shares of its common stock.As of May 29, 2014,
186,758 shares remained under the 2011 authorization.The current
authorization replaces the 2011 repurchase program.

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. is a leading truckload dry van carrier
transporting general commodities throughout the continental United States, as
well as in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The Company also
provides transportation services in Mexico through its gateways in Laredo and
El Paso, Texas under agreements with Mexican carriers.

Certain information included in this document contains or may contain
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements may relate to
expected future financial and operating results or events, and are thus
prospective. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks,
uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to differ
materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to,
excess capacity in the trucking industry; surplus inventories; recessionary
economic cycles and downturns in customers' business cycles; increases or
rapid fluctuations in fuel prices, interest rates, fuel taxes, tolls, license
and registration fees; the resale value of the Company's used equipment and
the price of new equipment; increases in compensation for and difficulty in
attracting and retaining qualified drivers and owner-operators; increases in
insurance premiums and deductible amounts relating to accident, cargo,
workers' compensation, health, and other claims; unanticipated increases in
the number or amount of claims for which the Company is self insured;
inability of the Company to continue to secure acceptable financing
arrangements; seasonal factors such as harsh weather conditions that increase
operating costs; competition from trucking, rail, and intermodal competitors
including reductions in rates resulting from competitive bidding; the ability
to identify acceptable acquisition candidates, consummate acquisitions, and
integrate acquired operations; a significant reduction in or termination of
the Company's trucking service by a key customer; and other factors, including
risk factors, included from time to time in filings made by the Company with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation
to publicly update or revise forward-looking statements, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and
uncertainties, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed above
and in company filings might not transpire.

         P.O. BOX 188
         Tontitown, AR  72770
         Allen W. West
         (479) 361-9111

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