WARREN, Mich., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: UACL) announced the voting results of its annual meeting of shareholders held today.
Universal's shareholders approved an amendment to its restated articles of incorporation to change the name of the company to Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. The company will begin trading under its new name Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. and new NASDAQ ticker symbol ULH on May 2, 2016.
Shareholders also elected 10 directors and ratified the audit committee's appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm.
Additional information on voting results is expected to be reported in a current report on Form 8-K filed by the company next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
"In addition to our name change to Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. we have enhanced the look of our Universal logo," said Jeff Rogers, Chief Executive Officer of Universal. "Our name change along with the fresh new look of our logo not only will enhance our brand, but it will now define our parent company as a logistics company where we provide a broad range of customer services through our operating subsidiaries."
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. is a leading asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions throughout the United States, and in Mexico, Canada and Colombia. We provide our customers with supply chain solutions that can be scaled to meet their changing demands and volumes. We offer our customers a broad array of services across their entire supply chain, including transportation, intermodal, and value-added services.
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