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10-12-2016

USA Truck Announces Pay Increases for Independent Contractors


VAN BUREN, Arkansas, October 10, 2016 — USA Truck, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider, headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, is boosting pay for Independent Contractors.

 

The carrier’s Independent Contractor Compensation Program provides an improved mileage rate program for all new Independent Contractors. Effective October 1, rates were revised to $1.02 to $1.35 per mile, depending on the length of haul. Independent Contractors will also receive substantial discounts on retail fuel while fueling at an in-network fuel stop, preferred labor rates and discounted parts at USA Truck maintenance facilities.

 

“Our continued success in serving our customers derives from selecting the best contractors available, which we can do by providing fair and equitable compensation,” said President of Trucking, Martin Tewari. “This represents a significant commitment by USA Truck to the success of our Independent Contractors.”

 

Professional drivers interested in learning more about the carrier’s new Independent Contractor Compensation Program, should visit DriveUSATruck.com or contact Kevin Quinter at (479) 471-2508.

 

About USA Truck

USA Truck provides comprehensive capacity solutions to a broad and diverse customer base throughout North America. Our Trucking and USAT Logistics divisions blend an extensive portfolio of asset and asset-light services, offering a balanced approach to supply chain management including customized truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and third-party logistics freight management services. For more information, visit usa-truck.com or usatlogistics.com.

 

Company Contact

David Turner
Senior Manager, Marketing
USA Truck, Inc.
(479) 471-6416
David.Turner@usa-truck.com