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USA Truck Announces New General Counsel

USA Truck Announces New General Counsel

Category:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00 am CDT

Dateline:

VAN BUREN, Ark.

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ:
USAK
"Troy will be a great addition to USA Truck and we welcome him to our team. He is an outstanding attorney and a collaborative and thoughtful leader."

VAN BUREN, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, AR, announced today the appointment of Troy A. Robertson as general counsel.

Mr. Robertson was previously chief counsel for Con-way Truckload Inc., with responsibility for managing all legal affairs of the company, overseeing its workers compensation and claims departments, and managing its government relations efforts, both legislative and regulatory, at the state level in Missouri. He also represented the company on the boards of directors of the Truckload Carriers Association, Missouri Trucking Association, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Associated Industries of Missouri.

Tom Glaser, president and chief executive officer of USA Truck, commented, “Troy is a strong leader with extensive experience in the trucking industry. His demonstrated expertise in overseeing both corporate legal teams and business units will bring meaningful benefits to USA Truck as we intensify our focus on enhancing our operations, growing our business and improving our profitability.”

Michael Borrows, executive vice president and chief financial officer, added, “Troy will be a great addition to USA Truck and we welcome him to our team. He is an outstanding attorney and a collaborative and thoughtful leader.”

Mr. Robertson joined Con-way Truckload as a management trainee in 2000 and served as chief counsel from 2007, when Con-way acquired Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI) until the present. During his tenure with Con-way, in addition to managing the company’s legal affairs, he held various management positions in employee benefits, workers compensation, human resources and marketing. Early in his career, he worked for Andersen Consulting, LLP and for Yellow Freight System, Inc. as a member of its legal department.

A licensed attorney and member of the Missouri Bar, Mr. Robertson obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Honors from the University of Missouri in 1996. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1999.

About USA Truck

USA Truck is a capacity solutions provider of transportation and logistics services that include truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and brokerage spot market throughout the continental United States, Mexico and Canada.

This press release and related information will be available to interested parties at our web site, www.usa-truck.com, under the "Financial Releases" tab of the "Investors" menu.

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements, including statements concerning expected financial and operating improvements and management capability, are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified, which could cause future events and actual results to differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated by, or underlying the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Readers should review and consider the factors that may affect future results and other disclosures by the Company in its press releases, Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made. We disclaim any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect actual results or changes in the factors affecting the forward-looking information. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this press release might not occur.

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References to the “Company,” “we,” “us,” “our” and words of similar import refer to USA Truck, Inc. and its subsidiary.

Contact:

Company:
USA Truck, Inc.
Michael Borrows, 479-471-3523
EVP & CFO
Michael.Borrows@usa-truck.com
or
Investor Relations:
LHA
Harriet Fried / Jody Burfening
212-838-3777
hfried@lhai.com

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