We are pleased to announce that Alfred Plouffe and Johnny Tyler have been selected as USA Truck’s Drivers of the Month for December 2014.
Alfred, a Company Driver, lives in Iredell, TX and has been with USA Truck since June 2013. Driver Manager Joe Keys said Alfred recently became a trainer and has a great attitude. “He is always friendly when he calls in and he has been willing to do whatever is needed. He communicates any issues that arise on the road clearly and quickly.”
Johnny is an Owner Operator who lives in Lake Providence, LA, where he is a member of the local Masonic Lodge. He has been with USA Truck since October 2010. Senior Operations Manager Keith Coatney said Johnny is top performer who is highly energetic and always gives maximum effort. “Johnny sets high standards for honesty, integrity and fairness among his peers. As an OTR Owner Operator, Johnny always exercises reasonable cost control and demonstrates good judgment in making financial decisions as an independent business owner.”
For their recognition as December’s Drivers of the Month, Alfred and Johnny will each receive meetings with USA Truck’s leadership — including President and CEO John Simone — a photo and a certificate, as well as internal and external publication recognition. Monthly winners from each category will also be automatically nominated for our Driver of the Year award, which will include grand prizes.
Please join us in congratulating Alfred and Johnny, and in thanking them for all they do for USA Truck.
Department of Defense Honors USA Truck for Patriotic Support of Team Members Serving Our Nation
January 13, 2015 — Three team members from USA Truck (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van Buren, Ark., have been honored with the Patriot Award from the Arkansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. ESGR, a Department of Defense operational committee, recognizes extraordinary civilian support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.
Based on nominations from USA Truck team members currently serving our nation, ESGR recognized Jaimey Malone (Vice President, Sales), Greg Goodner (Director, Sales) and Eugene Barnes (Driver Manager). Jon Woodham, Northwest Arkansas Area ESGR Chairperson, presented the awards during a December assembly at USA Truck’s corporate headquarters.
USA Truck’s support extends far beyond the company’s distinctive bar and star logo; it is also reflected in USA Truck’s partnership the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and its commitment to recruiting and hiring military veterans.
“We are proud that nearly 25 percent our team members currently serve or have served in our nation’s armed forces. USA Truck has always seen it as our mission to support our patriot team members, and we welcome every opportunity to recognize their service and sacrifice,” said Burton Weis, Vice President of Human Resources for USA Truck.
ESGR has been dedicated to promoting Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers for more than 40 years. A network of more than 4,700 volunteers across all 50 states supports ESGR.
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.
As the 1.3 million members of the National Guard and Reserves continue to perform an increasing number of unique missions within America’s borders and beyond, ESGR will continue to be the resource for the employers of citizen warriors. ESGR recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of the law and resolves conflict through mediation. More information about ESGR Employer Outreach Programs and volunteer opportunities is available at www.esgr.mil, www.facebook.com/ArkansasESGR, and by contacting Jon Woodham at (479) 459-3342 or Richard Green at (501) 212-4096.
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