USA Truck Inc. in Van Buren, Ark., has hired veteran trucking pricing professional Rick Hainlen as vice president of revenue operations.
"With all respect to the incredible talent we've added to our leadership team in the past 60 days, Rick may be the most significant addition we've made," USA Truck CEO James Reed said in a news release. "He is widely recognized as one of the most talented and experienced pricing leaders in the truckload sector."
USA Truck ranks No. 53 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.
Hainlen's decision to join USA Truck follows a series of other highly respected industry professionals who have pledged to relocate to Van Buren and dedicate themselves to helping lead the revitalization of the over-the-road carrier and logistics solutions provider.
His extensive background in revenue management includes service with Red Classic Transportation Services, where he served as director of yield management and network optimization. He has held similar posts with several carriers, including PAM Transportation, Celadon Group, CFI and Anderson Trucking Service.
"We're extremely fortunate to have him on the USA Truck team," Reed added.