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297 West Henri De Tonti Boulevard

Tontitown, AR 72770

United States

Phone: 479-361-9111

Fax: 479-361-5338

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. operates as a truckload dry van carrier transporting general commodities throughout the continental United States, as well as in certain Canadian provinces. The company also provides transportation services in Mexico under agreements with Mexican carriers. Its freight consists primarily of automotive parts, expedited goods, consumer goods, such as general retail store merchandise, and manufactured goods, such as heating and air conditioning units The company conducts operations through various wholly owned subsidiaries, including P.A.M. Transport, Inc.; T.T.X., LLC; P.A.M. Cartage Carriers, LLC; Overdrive Leasing, LLC; P.A.M. Logistics Services, Inc.; Choctaw Express, LLC; Choctaw Brokerage, Inc.; Transcend Logistics, Inc.; Decker Transport Co., LLC; East Coast Transport and Logistics, LLC; S & L Logistics, Inc.; and P.A.M. International, Inc. The company’s operating authorities are held by P.A.M. Transport, Inc.; P.A.M. Cartage Carriers, LLC; Choctaw Express, LLC; Choctaw Brokerage, Inc.; T.T.X., LLC; Decker Transport Co., LLC; and East Coast Transport and Logistics, LLC. The company’s operations could generally be classified into truckload services or brokerage and logistics services. Truckload services include those transportation services in which it utilizes company owned trucks or owner-operator owned trucks for the pickup and delivery of freight. The brokerage and logistics services consists of services, such as transportation scheduling, routing, mode selection, transloading and other value added services related to the transportation of freight which might or might not involve the use of company owned or owner-operator owned equipment. Strategy The key element of the company’s strategy includes providing a full suite of complimentary truckload transportation solutions; developing customer relationships within high density traffic lanes; and providing superior and flexible customer service. Revenue Equipment As of December 31, 2015, the company’s truck fleet consisted of 1,860 trucks, which included 462 trucks leased under operating leases and 482 independent contractor trucks. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s trailer fleet consisted of 4,983 trailers, which included 80 trailers leased under operating leases. Customers General Motors Company accounted for approximately 15% of the company’s revenues in 2015. Chrysler, accounted for approximately 11% of its revenues in 2015. During 2015, Ford Motor Company accounted for approximately 11% of the company’s revenues. The company also provides transportation services to other manufacturers who are suppliers for automobile manufacturers. Seasonality The automobile plants for which the company transports a large amount of freight typically utilize scheduled shutdowns in July and December and the volume of automotive freight it ships is reduced during such scheduled plant shutdowns. Regulation The primary regulatory agencies affecting the company’s operations include the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Agency, and the Surface Transportation Board, which are all agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation. The company is subject to compliance with cargo-security and transportation regulations issued by the Transportation Security Administration, a component department within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. To the extent that the company conducts operations outside the United States, the company is subject to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which generally prohibits U.S. companies and their intermediaries from offering bribes to foreign officials for the purpose of obtaining or retaining favorable treatment. History P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. was founded in 1979. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1986.


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