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Burton Weis Lands at J.B. Hunt

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis is now director of driver personnel at J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. of Lowell. read more >
Martin Tewari
Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck Hires Martin Tewari for New President of Trucking Post

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hired Martin Tewari to fill the new position of President of Trucking. read more >
While USA Truck reported a net loss of $1 million for the quarter, it was an improvement from the $3.5 million loss it reported for the second quarter of 2012.
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USA Truck Executive Leaves Company to Stay in Dallas

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. read more >
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Weis Says Decision To Leave USA Truck His To Make

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. read more >
Kandice Harshaw.
Transportation

Kandice Harshaw to Replace Burton Weis at USA Truck

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. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck Expands West Memphis Terminal to Train Drivers

USA Truck of Van Buren is expanding its West Memphis terminal in the hopes of adding to its operations in the future. Burton Weis says USA Truck is studying possible expansion at facilities in other markets but no decision has been made. read more >
Tiffany Senavinin, left, HR director at Maverick, and Leanne Kamps, also with Maverick, formed a Driver Wellness Team that led to the production of a helpful tips video. Burton Weis of USA Truck (inset) says blood drives for truckers not only have provided donations for charity, but also has allowed them to be screened for factors like cholesterol levels.
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Transportation Companies in Arkansas Put Focus on Drivers’ Health Into Maximum Overdrive

A recent study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health revealed that long-haul drivers are twice as likely to smoke or be obese as the average working adult. Drivers also were more likely to have risk factors that could lead to chronic diseases. read more >