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.