USA Truck Announces Planned CFO Transition

                  USA Truck Announces Planned CFO Transition

EVP and CFO Clifton R. Beckham to Resign Effective September 30

PR Newswire

VAN BUREN, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014

VAN BUREN, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK),
a leading transportation and logistics provider, announced today that Clifton
R. Beckham has notified the Company of his plan to proceed with his
resignation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective
September 30, 2014, to pursue new career opportunities. In preparation for
this planned departure, the Company has been conducting a search for a
permanent chief financial officer.

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To facilitate an orderly transition, Mr. Beckham has agreed to remain in his
current role with the Company until September30, 2014, and has indicated his
willingness to remain available in an advisory capacity as needed until a
permanent chief financial officer has been appointed. In the event a successor
to Mr. Beckham has not been appointed by September 30, 2014, the Board intends
to appoint an interim chief financial officer.

"On behalf of the board of directors and the entire Company, I want to thank
Cliff for his invaluable contributions over 20 years of service to USA Truck,"
said USA Truck Chairman Robert A. Peiser. "Since returning to his previous
role as chief financial officer in February 2013 after serving as chief
executive officer for nearly six years, Cliff continued to demonstrate
singular dedication and tireless efforts to implementing the Company's
turnaround plan. All of us admire him for his integrity and selfless
commitment to USA Truck, and wish him the best as he begins a new phase of his

President and CEO John Simone added, "Cliff has been a trusted advisor since I
joined USA Truck and has made countless contributions to our Company's
advancing financial turnaround.He leaves USA Truck on solid financial
footing, with improved working capital management, increased operating cash
flow and reduced debt, and with a very capable finance and accounting team
that we believe can fulfill all financial responsibilities during the

Mr. Beckham commented, "The milestone we achieved for the second quarter –
reporting the first quarter of positive net income in three years – presented
an opportune time for me to pursue new career challenges. I feel privileged to
have spent so many years at USA Truck and look forward to watching John and
his management team continue to strengthen the organization, create a winning
environment for employees and deliver value for USA Truck's shareholders." 

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Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements
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and actual results to differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated
by, or underlying the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, actual results
may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.
Readers should review and consider the factors that may affect future results
and other disclosures by the Company in its press releases, Annual Report on
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disclaim any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to
reflect actual results or changes in the factors affecting the forward-looking
information.In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward-looking
events and circumstances discussed in this press release might not occur.

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refer to USA Truck, Inc. and its subsidiary.

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.

Investor Relations Contact
Harriet Fried / Jody Burfening
(212) 838-3777

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