Heartland Express Named the 2015 Sam’s Club Carrier of the Year by Walmart

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLD) (www.heartlandexpress.com) a transportation industry leader for on-time service in the truckload market has been recognized by Walmart as the 2015 Sam’s Club Carrier of the Year.

President and CEO of Heartland Express, Michael Gerdin stated, “We are honored to receive this award for our transportation services provided to Sam’s Club and Walmart. We have a long history of partnership with Walmart that has been built through delivering time-sensitive freight with a high level of on-time service. This award recognizes the continued commitment of our professional drivers and our hard working team that supports them each day. We appreciate, value, and thank our partners at Sam’s Club and Walmart for this award.”

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.

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

Source:Heartland Express, Inc.