USA Truck Names Thomas Glaser As Interim COO

Thomas Glaser has been appointed as USA Truck’s chief operating officer for an interim period of three months, beginning Jan. 1.

Glaser, 62, was hired in June to serve as a part-time consultant, acording to a company bio. He has worked in transportation for 24 years, including the last two as a consultant. His served as president and CEO of Arnold Transportation Services, Inc. from 2008-10. Prior to that Glaser, who has bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan, worked from 2001-07 at Celadon Group, including time as president and COO.

USA Truck (Nasdaq: USAK) reported a 2.3 percent decline in third quarter revenue, a loss of $6.1 million. The company reported $14.4 million in losses during the first nine months of the year.

Last month the company announced changes to its board and made other steps designed to prevent a hostile takeover.