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P.A.M. Transport Services Inc.

Dan Cushman, the CEO, says P.A.M. is “looking at every possible means to feed and fuel our driver growth.” One element of that is a program that lets Mexican truck drivers with work visas deliver loads to points in the United States, as long as they return to Mexico with a load.
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Arkansas Trucking Companies See Tailwinds from Good EconomyLock Icon

Dan Cushman, CEO of P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown, says a healthy economy is finally bringing relief to rate-crunched trucking companies. read more >
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P.A.M. Transportation 1Q Earnings Down 22 Percent

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $2.28 million, down 22 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >
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CEO Dan Cushman Shares ‘Secret’ on Turning Around PAM Transport

Dan Cushman became CEO of PAM Transport in 2009 after the company had reported nearly $19 million in annual losses in 2008. During the past three years, PAM entered positive territory, earning $5.91 million in 2013, and it’s headed to another profitable year in 2014. read more >
Maverick Transportation opened its new $4 million driver training center in late July in North Little Rock. | (Photo by Wil Chandler)
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Trucking Firms Raise Pay To Keep Moving

Listen to any Arkansas trucking company executive — with the possible exception of unionized ABF Freight — and you will hear lamentations about driver shortages in the industry. Short of cultural change to repopularize the job, executives know they have to pay more to attract drivers and work harder to keep them. The trend doesn’t look like it is going to get any better anytime soon. read more >