Tagged: usa truck inc.

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.

USA Truck Hires Craig, Loses Weindel

by Marty Cook 2/9/2016 11:07 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hired Jim Craig to fill the new position of president of Strategic Capacity Solutions.

USA Truck 4Q Profit Up 8 Percent

by Marty Cook 2/2/2016 10:29 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3.9 million, an 8 percent increase from $3.6 million in the same quarter of last year.

Transport Enterprises in Arkansas Focus on Growing Services, Logistics

by Marty Cook 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Trucking companies in Arkansas, like others around the country, are increasingly turning to logistics services to drive growth.

USA Truck Names Randy Rogers New President, CEO

by Marty Cook 1/13/2016 8:54 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren named Randy Rogers as its CEO and president after a "comprehensive" search that vetted more than 30 candidates.

USA Truck Adds Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2016 10:29 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren appointed retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry to its board of directors Wednesday.

Memorial Service for Breck Speed, 81, Set for Thursday

by Gwen Moritz 12/28/2015 7:36 am

Breck Speed, a former executive with both ABF Freight and USA Truck, died at his Fort Smith home on Christmas Eve. He was 81.

Wal-Mart’s Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

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.