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USA Truck, Wal-Mart, Robinson Center and Northwest Arkansas' Economy in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 9/28/2013 12:00 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren rebuffs another takeover offer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville hires for the holidays, a new look for Robinson Center Music Hall, and a check-up for northwest Arkansas' economy in this week's edition of the Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review."

USA Truck: Knight Offer 'Substantially Undervalues' Our Company

by Lance Turner 9/27/2013 07:31 am

In a statement released late Thursday, USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren said Knight Transportation's $9 per share takeover offer "substantially undervalues" the company and called Knight's method of disclosing the deal "misleading."

What Some Analysts Are Saying About Knight Transportation's Play for USA Truck

by Lance Turner 9/26/2013 03:19 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren has rejected a takeover offer by Knight Transportation of Phoenix. Here's how some analysts are looking at the deal.

USA Truck Rejects $242M Takeover Offer by Knight Transportation

by Lance Turner 9/26/2013 08:11 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren rejects a takeover offer by Knight Transportation of Phoenix, which offered $9 per share in cash for the company in August. And now Knight is taking the offer straight to shareholders.

USA Truck Board Votes to Keep Robert Peiser as Chairman

by Lance Turner 5/21/2013 09:37 am

Robert A. Peiser, the USA Truck Inc. board chairman who submitted a conditional resignation last week, will remain chairman after the board voted unanimously to reject that resignation.

USA Truck Chairman Robert Peiser Hopes to Stay

by Chris Bahn 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Robert A. Peiser, the USA Truck Inc. board chairman who submitted a conditional resignation Wednesday, told Arkansas Business on Thursday that he's “hopeful” he'll be retained by the publicly traded Van Buren trucking firm.

USA Truck Narrows 1Q Net Loss

by Lance Turner 5/6/2013 07:30 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren has narrowed its first-quarter loss, reporting a loss of $2.5 million or 24 cents per share, less than the $4.9 million or 47 cents per share loss it reported in the first quarter last year.

Maverick USA, JB Hunt Lead Trucking Performance

by Jan Cottingham 4/29/2013 12:00 am

2012 proved to be a mixed year for trucking revenue in Arkansas, though three standout performers — two good, one not so much — blew by their peers on the list of the largest trucking companies doing business in the state.

Virtual Tech Keeps Trucks on the Road

by Chris Bahn 4/22/2013 12:00 am

USA Truck has outfitted six of the trucks in its fleet with an onboard diagnostics program as part of a pilot program offered by Daimler.

USA Truck To Pay New CEO John Simone $460,000, Plus Stock, Incentive Options

by Chris Bahn 4/9/2013 08:18 am

New USA Truck CEO John Simone is in line for $460,000 in base salary, plus stock options and incentive bonus opportunities, according to the company's most recent proxy filing with the SEC.

USA Truck Looks East to West Memphis

by Chris Bahn 2/25/2013 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hopes to retain more drivers with a West Memphis expansion project.

New CEO John Simone Says He'll Evaluate USA Truck Over Next 100 Days

by Lance Turner and Chris Bahn 2/18/2013 03:40 pm

USA Truck's new CEO, John Simone, talks to Arkansas Business about how he plans to develop a vision for the company's long-term success.

USA Truck Annual Loss Deepens to $17.5M

by Lance Turner 1/31/2013 07:50 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reports a fourth-quarter loss of $3.1 million, 30 cents per share, compared to a loss of $4.4 million, 42 cents per share, during the same quarter last year.

Video: The Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 1/5/2013 08:38 am

A quick look back at the business week that was in Arkansas.

More Changes at USA Truck; Darron Ming Out As CFO

by Chris Bahn 1/2/2013 01:57 pm

USA Truck continues to make changes to its leadership, terminating chief financial officer and executive vice president Darron Ming.

USA Truck Names Thomas Glaser As Interim COO

by Chris Bahn 12/20/2012 09:49 am

Thomas Glaser has been appointed as USA Truck's Chief Operating Officer for an interim period of three months. Glaser, 62, was hired last month to serve as a consultant for the struggling company.

USA Truck Announces Board Shakeup, Efforts to Repel Hostile Takeover

by Jan Cottingham 11/9/2012 09:17 am

USA Truck, which just two weeks ago reported a record quarterly loss, has announced a board shakeup and other efforts designed to stem the Van Buren company's financial bleeding and prevent a hostile takeover.

USA Truck Posts Record Quarterly Loss

by Jan Cottingham 10/29/2012 08:43 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reports a third-quarter net loss of $6.1 million, or 59 cents per share -- the trucking company's biggest quarterly loss ever.