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06-05-2018

USA Truck Appoints Katherine Knight as Vice President, General Counsel


VAN BUREN, Ark., June 4, 2018 — USA Truck Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, continues to develop its executive leadership team and is pleased to welcome Katherine Knight as Vice President, General Counsel.

 

“Katherine brings a whole different level of expertise and experience to the table for us as our General Counsel. Her experience in National issues in labor law, litigation, and contract expertise coupled with experience on a broad array of legal matters make her a great addition to the team,” stated James Reed, President and CEO. “As with all our executive team, we expect her to play more than just the GC position, but to be a key contributor on all facets of the business. She is a great addition to our team.”

 

Ms. Knight’s extensive background in litigation includes working most recently with Nissan North America, Inc., where she served as Senior Counsel and provided strategic guidance in areas of labor, employment, benefits, and compliance to the North American subsidiary of global auto manufacturer Nissan Motor Corporation, Ltd. She held a similar position with Dollar General Corporation.

 

Ms. Knight served as an associate in Commercial and Financial Services Litigation and Labor & Employment for both Burr & Forman LLP and Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC. She began her career as a law clerk for the U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee and later served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee and Assistant General Counsel for the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Ms. Knight earned a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School.

 

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 Contacts:

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

 

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