VAN BUREN, Ark., May 4, 2017 — USA Truck Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, is improving its owner/operator compensation package to include 68 percent of line haul revenue.
“In past few years, we have greatly increased the number of owner/operators driving for USA Truck,” says James D. Reed, president and CEO. “Improving their compensation is part of our continuing effort to ensure all our driver team members are among the best treated and best compensated drivers on the road today.”
Other improvements to the overall compensation package include payments for fuel surcharge and base plates. “Also, there are no fees for trailer rentals,” adds Steve Brantley, director – driver recruiting. “Most freight available is drop and hook, with no-touch freight accounting for 98 percent. Plus, owner/operators gain access to excellent insurance rates available through their association with USA Truck.”
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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.
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