USA Truck Announces Drivers of the Year at President’s Pillar of Safety
Miller, Mundy Earn Top Honors at Annual Celebration of Company’s Safest Professionals
VAN BUREN, AR – April 21, 2015 – USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, AR, has named Tom Miller and Edward Mundy as the company’s Drivers of the Year for 2014. Miller and Mundy were among dozens of company drivers and independent contractors honored for their exemplary job performance during USA Truck’s President’s Pillar of Safety Celebration held April 17 at the Fort Smith (AR) Convention Center.
USA Truck presented each Driver of the Year with a grand prize. Miller received a 2016 International(r) LoneStar(r) tractor with customized emblems signifying him as USA Truck’s Company Driver of the year. Mundy, the independent contractor winner, received an all expenses paid destination getaway vacation for two.
“Tom and Edward represent the best of the best in our industry and illustrate what the USA Truck family is all about,” said Jeff Lester, USA Truck’s Executive Vice President, Risk Management and Safety, and host of the event. “They have a combined 33 years of service with our company, starting with us as students and working their way to the pinnacle of their profession. They are outstanding ambassadors for USA Truck and for professional drivers everywhere, and we are extremely proud to have them on our team.”
USA Truck Expands Operations
USA Truck Expands Operations at West Memphis Facility Expansion To Create Jobs, Focus On Driver Training and Development!
USA Truck, a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, AR, has expanded its West Memphis, AR terminal to meet the needs of its growing business in the nation’s most active ground transportation hub.
The company expanded its operational footprint in 2013, creating 12 full-time positions that support its driving fleet within the Memphis metro region and provide more home time for USA Truck driver team members because of the terminal’s centralized location.
This recent West Memphis expansion focuses on driver training and development, and is expected to create five full-time jobs in the immediate future while expanding USA Truck’s geographic hiring area for drivers.
“As a native of West Memphis, I am pleased to see the progress we have made in creating jobs for skilled professionals in an area where transportation thrives for the West Memphis and surrounding economies,” said Burton Weis, Vice President of Human Resources for USA Truck.
USA Truck has recorded nine consecutive quarters of financial improvement, and in the fourth quarter of 2014 posted its most profitable quarter in eight years.