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Marten Transport Announced as Walmart Transportation’s 2015 Grocery Dedicated Carrier of the Year

MONDOVI, Wis., April 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marten Transport, Ltd. (Nasdaq/GS:MRTN) is Walmart Transportation’s 2015 Grocery Dedicated Carrier of the Year. Walmart selected Marten for its Grocery Dedicated Carrier of the Year based on exceptional performance in the areas of customer service, effective communication, and the provision of on-time deliveries to Walmart stores. According to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randolph L. Marten, "This award is testament to our many committed people and their hard work and dedication to supporting our customers. We attribute this recognition to our understanding and integration with the Walmart culture and our mutual commitment to continuous improvement.” Marten currently operates four U.S. distribution centers for Walmart, making over 7,000 store deliveries weekly.

Marten Transport, with headquarters in Mondovi, Wis., is one of the leading temperature-sensitive truckload carriers in the United States and is celebrating its 70 year anniversary this year. Marten specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Marten offers service in the United States, Canada and Mexico, concentrating on expedited movements for high-volume customers. Marten’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol MRTN.

CONTACTS: Tim Kohl, President, and Jim Hinnendael, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, of Marten Transport, Ltd., 715-926-4216.

Source:Marten Transport, Ltd.