USA Truck Receives the Transplace 2010 Dedicated Carrier of the Year Award

May 19, 2011, 16:00 ET from USA Truck, Inc.

VAN BUREN, Ark., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK) announced today that it was presented with the 2010 Dedicated Carrier of the Year Award at the Transplace Shipper Symposium in Dallas, TX.  This award was one of five annual awards given this year to the Transplace carrier network.  


"This distinguished award was a result of statistical and qualitative metrics for on-time service, shipment count, annual revenue and ease of doing business," said Brandon Hamilton, General Manager, Capacity Solutions.

"USA Truck is proud to serve Transplace, and we are honored by the recognition from one of our valued customers.  We are committed to providing all of our customers with superior and innovative transportation solutions," said Cliff Beckham, USA Truck President and Chief Executive Officer.  "This award is a testament to the efforts of our team members and our corporate culture of customer service."  Jay Gasaway, National Sales Manager, accepted the award for USA Truck.  

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USA Truck is a dry van truckload carrier transporting general commodities via our General Freight and Dedicated Freight service offerings.  We transport commodities throughout the continental United States 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 operating segments provide customized transportation solutions using our technology and multiple modes of transportation including our assets and the assets of our partner carriers.

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