USA Truck, Inc.
Jason R. Bates
Executive Vice President & CFO
USA Truck (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van Buren, Ark., is expanding its Strategic Capacity Solutions (SCS) business, the company’s freight brokerage service offering. As part of the expansion, the company is opening an SCS site in Jacksonville, Fla. and relocating its Chicago, Ill. office to a larger space.
“Our growing footprint — including the opening of our first SCS office in Florida — reflects our recently announced strategy to build aggressively on the success of our Strategic Capacity Solutions business,” said John Simone, President and CEO of USA Truck. “SCS has been a key contributor to USA Truck’s strong performance throughout 2014, and we are taking a series of steps to expand and strengthen the blend of transportation services we offer in the coming year.
“Our suite of trucking and capacity solutions — which include Truckload, Dedicated Freight and Intermodal as well as SCS — are designed to work together to satisfy the diverse needs of our growing customer base, which includes more than 25% of Fortune 100 manufacturers. In fact, more than 90 percent of our top 100 customers consistently use multiple USA Truck services, underscoring the power of our Company’s diversified and integrated business model.”
USA Truck’s SCS business is a freight brokerage service offering that matches customer shipments with authorized carriers. SCS offers superior service through the long-term relationships USA Truck has established with its partner carriers, which must meet some of the most rigorous safety, performance, communications and insurance standards in the industry.
About USA Truck
USA Truck is a transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, with terminals, offices and staging facilities located throughout the United States. We transport commodities throughout the continental U.S. and into and out of portions of Canada. We also transport general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service from our terminal in Laredo, Texas. Our Strategic Capacity Solutions and Intermodal service offerings provide customized transportation solutions using the latest technological tools available and multiple modes of transportation.
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