Heartland Express Inc. Earns Quest for Quality and CIO 100 Awards

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (www.heartlandexpress.com) (Nasdaq:HTLD) is pleased to announce it has been recognized with two prestigious awards – Logistics Management Magazine’s Quest for Quality Award and the CIO 100 Award from IDG's CIO magazine.

Heartland Express has received Logistics Management Magazine’s 2015 Quest for Quality Award within the Dry Freight Carrier classification for the twelfth time. To determine the best of the best, Logistics Management’s readers vote on carriers’ service quality based on 5 criteria – On-Time Performance, Value, Information Technology, Customer Service, and Equipment & Operations. This award is a testament to our commitment to customer service which is shared by all employees of Heartland Express and evidenced in our “Service for Success” motto.

Additionally, IDG's CIO magazine recently named Heartland Express as a recipient of the CIO 100 Award for 2015. The 28th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. This award recognizes Heartland’s efforts to strategically embrace technology and process innovation to provide great service to our customers and create a successful work environment for our driver and non-driver employees.

Heartland Express is an irregular route truckload carrier based in North Liberty, Iowa serving customers with shipping lanes throughout the United States. Heartland focuses on medium to short haul regional freight, offering shippers industry leading on-time service so they can achieve their strategic goals for their customers. More information about Heartland Express can be found on the company website at www.heartlandexpress.com.

Logistics Management is the premier information source for logistics and transportation professionals. Since 1962, Logistics Management has been serving the information needs of logistics, transportation and distribution professionals. More information can be found at www.logisticsmgmt.com.

CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

Contact: Heartland Express, Inc. Michael Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer 319-626-3600 or John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer 319-626-3600

Source:Heartland Express, Inc.