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USA Truck 3Q Net Income Down 32 Percent

by Marty Cook 11/4/2015 10:06 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $2.7 million, or 17 cents per share, down 32 percent from $4 million, or 38 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Former USA Truck Execs Team Up Again

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Former USA Truck sales VP Jaimey Malone is working alongside his former CEO, Cliff Beckham at Earl L. Henderson Trucking of Caseyville, Illinois.

Truckers Still Feeling Driver Pinch

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

An American Trucking Associations analysis reported an expected shortage of a record-high 47,500 drivers by the end of 2015, an increase of nearly 10,000 from the year before. The report said driver shortage has been a growing problem since the industry began to recover from the recession in 2011.

USA Truck Hires Billy Cartright as Vice President of Safety, Recruiting

by Marty Cook 10/6/2015 8:42 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren named Billy Cartright as the company’s vice president of safety and recruiting.

USA Truck Hires Martin Tewari for New President of Trucking Post

by Marty Cook 9/29/2015 9:28 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hired Martin Tewari to fill the new position of President of Trucking.

USA Truck Names Chris Parsons VP of Maintenance

by Marty Cook 9/16/2015 2:38 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hired Chris Parsons to be its vice president of maintenance.

USA Truck Executive Leaves Company to Stay in Dallas

by Marty Cook 8/31/2015 2:14 pm

Jeffrey Lester, an executive vice president with USA Truck Inc., resigned Aug. 24, after CEO Tom Glaser asked him to work from the company’s headquarters in Van Buren on a daily basis.

Weis Says Decision To Leave USA Truck His To Make

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis said it was his decision to resign from the Van Buren trucking company and he hoped to stay in northwest Arkansas with his next job.

Kandice Harshaw to Replace Burton Weis at USA Truck

by Marty Cook 8/14/2015 10:10 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren promoted Kandice Harshaw to vice president of human resources after the resignation of Burton Weis this week. Weis, a longtime executive with the company, did not tell USA Truck why he was resigning.

Cliff Beckham Takes New Job as President of Illinois Trucking Company

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Former USA Truck executive Cliff Beckham was recently hired as president and COO of Earl L. Henderson Trucking of Caseyville, Illinois.

USA Truck Moves On Under New CEO Tom Glaser

by Marty Cook 8/10/2015 12:00 am

At age 65 after a long career in the trucking industry, Tom Glaser couldn’t resist answering USA Truck’s call. Glaser, a member of the Van Buren company’s board of directors, stepped in as interim COO when CEO John Simone took a leave of absence.

USA Truck 2Q Profit Up as Executives Streamline, Focus on Safety

by Marty Cook 8/4/2015 11:23 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Tuesday reported second-quarter income of $2.4 million, up from $722,000 in the same quarter of 2014.

USA Truck Making Best Of Leadership Change

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren may be in the best possible circumstances to handle the recent resignation of its top executive because of health issues.

John Simone Resigns As CEO of USA Truck to Focus on Health

by Lance Turner 7/9/2015 9:25 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren said Thursday that John Simone has resigned from the CEO post to focus "on improving his health." Simone, who was being treated for lung cancer, has been on medical leave from the publicly traded trucking firm since April. The company's board named Thomas Glaser to replace him.

USA Truck Names Greg Banks Sales Director

by Marty Cook 7/1/2015 4:33 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren named Greg Banks as its director of sales.

Update: Vadim Perelman Resigns from USA Truck Board of Directors

by Marty Cook 5/21/2015 2:03 pm

Vadim Perelman resigned as a member of the board of directors at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren after his investment group divested itself of the 1.4 million shares it had owned in the trucking company.

Report: US Truckers Generated Record $700B in Revenue Last Year

by Lance Turner 5/12/2015 11:22 am

A new report from the American Trucking Associations says the U.S. trucking industry generated a record $700.4 billion in revenue.

USA Truck CEO John Simone Treated for Lung Cancer

by Marty Cook and Lance Turner 5/7/2015 5:20 pm

USA Truck Inc. CEO John Simone said Thursday that he is being treated for lung cancer, and that while he and his doctors are optimistic, he's not sure yet when he'll return to the company. "I intend to return as soon as medically advisable, and I am hoping that will be sometime this summer," he wrote.

USA Truck Shareholders Re-Elect 3 to Company Board

by Marty Cook 5/7/2015 1:50 pm

Shareholders voted to re-elect three members of the company’s board of directors and approved, in an advisory vote, of the company’s executive compensation plan.

USA Truck Posts $1.1M 1Q Profit

by Marty Cook 5/5/2015 6:53 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.1 million, up from a $1.6 million loss in the same quarter last year.