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09-19-2017

USA Truck Appoints Jeff Harris as Vice President, Maintenance


VAN BUREN, Ark., September 19, 2017 — USA Truck Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, continues to build its executive leadership team, with the appointment of Jeff Harris as Vice President of Maintenance.

 

President and CEO James Reed expressed his enthusiasm for the addition of Jeff Harris to the team, “Jeff is an essential addition to our management team and will lead initiatives that enhance and bolster USA Truck’s maintenance performance.” In his new role, Harris will oversee maintenance at all the company’s facilities.

 

A 25+ year veteran of the industry, Jeff has had multiple levels of responsibility in technician and maintenance training, shop operations and compliance. He most recently served as Director of Maintenance of the Central Region for Swift Transportation.

 

Harris is the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council Vice Chairman for 2017 and a member since 2006. In 2013 he was elected to the ATA Technology & Maintenance Council Board of Directors and in 2012 was inducted in the Nashville Auto Diesel College Hall of Fame.

 

He has a proven ability to develop innovative fleet management solutions and reduce vehicle operating costs. Mr. Reed stated, “Jeff’s experience in cost and process innovation are a real competitive advantage, and we are excited he has chosen to bring his talents to USA Truck. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to improve our company’s performance.”

 

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
Jason Bates
Executive Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer
USA Truck, Inc.
(479) 471-2637
Jason.Bates@usa-truck.com