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USA Truck Announces Logistics Moves

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2016 12:53 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren made several organizational changes in its USAT Logistics division.

Billions in Safety Costs Pay Off for Truckers

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations released a report on a 2015 study that showed that the trucking industry spends $9.5 billion a year on safety initiatives. The investments are proving to be worth it.

Protecting Cargo Never Ends for Arkansas Truckers

by Marty Cook 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Protecting freight is a daily worry for transportation executives whose trucks are crisscrossing the nation daily with trailers full of goods.

Former USA Truck CEO John Simone Remembered for Heart, Laughter

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Simone, who died of lung cancer March 24 in Florida, led the turnaround at USA Truck that reversed six consecutive years of red ink. He was a popular boss during his two years at USA Truck.

USA Truck to Pay Former Executive $630,000

by Marty Cook 5/25/2016 2:38 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren will pay former executive Michael Borrows $630,000 as part of a separation agreement. Borrows stepped down as CFO after approximately 20 months in that position and announced his resignation from the company May 19.

CFO Michael Borrows Steps Down at USA Truck

by Marty Cook 5/20/2016 9:13 am

There's more executive transition coming to USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren. CFO and Executive Vice President Michael Borrows resigned from the firm on Thursday.

Arkansas Trucking Firms Work To Diversify Industry

by Marty Cook 5/16/2016 12:00 am

A quick scan of boards for trucking companies based in Arkansas reveals, as one might expect, a heavy dose of white males. Changing that, executives said, is not just a matter of political correctness but also sound business.

Expenses Drive USA Truck to $1.8M 1Q Loss

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2016 9:48 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $1.8 million, a decrease from the $1.6 million profit it reported in the same quarter of 2015.

USA Truck Renames Logistics Business As 'USAT Logistics'

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/26/2016 9:18 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Tuesday said it has rebranded and renamed its asset-light logistics business, formerly known as Strategic Capacity Solutions, to USAT Logistics.

Executive Assistant Adjusts to New CEOs

by Marty Cook 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Executive assistants adapt to their employer's expectations – even when those expectations and duties change according to who's in the executive seat.

Chambers Appointment to USA Truck Board Product of Search for Gender Diversity, IT Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. retained Cameron Smith & Associates of Rogers to source candidates for open board position.

Former USA Truck Executives Earn $4.2M in 2015

by Marty Cook 4/8/2016 12:57 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren paid more than $4.2 million to former executives in 2015, according to a proxy statement the company filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Burton Weis Lands at J.B. Hunt

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis is now director of driver personnel at J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. of Lowell.

Led by Former USA Truck Execs, Trekker Ramps Up in Fayetteville

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Trekker opened an office in Fayetteville earlier this year at 1810 N. Crossover Road and moved all its customer service operations to the location.

Former USA Truck CEO John Simone Dies at 54

by Marty Cook 3/28/2016 1:59 pm

John Simone, the former CEO of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, died Thursday in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He was 54.

USA Truck Adds Susan Chambers to Board

by Marty Cook 3/25/2016 8:26 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren appointed Susan Chambers to its board of directors.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Transportation

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A transportation resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

A Warehousing Motto: ‘We Will Own Stuff’

by Marty Cook 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Spartan Logistics is a trucking-warehouse company, but the Ed and Steve Harmon have vertically integrated their entire enterprise. Steve Harmon, the company’s managing director, said Spartan Logistics operates 3.6 million SF of warehouse space in 16 locations across four states.

USA Truck CEO Randy Rogers A Man of Many Peoples

by Marty Cook 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Randy Rogers is an old pro at adjusting to new places and cultures: Shanghai, Mexico City, Madrid, and now, Van Buren, Arkansas, USA. Rogers, 53, was named CEO at USA Truck Inc. on Jan. 13.

New USA Truck Hires Highlight Shift in Focus

by Marty Cook 2/15/2016 12:00 am

USA Truck made two major hires recently and one more appointment to the board of directors, and the three additions have one significant trait in common.