Press Releases


Third Quarter Earnings Release
October 17, 2018
Heartland Express, Inc. announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018.  Read More >


15th Quest for Quality Award
October 12, 2018
Heartland Express is pleased to announce it has been recognized with Logistics Management Magazine’s Quest for Quality Award. Read More >


Third Quarter Dividend
September 11, 2018
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


FedEx Platinum Award and Core Carrier of the Year 2018
August 31, 2018
Heartland Express has been awarded both the FedEx Express “Platinum Award for 99.96% On-Time Service” and “Core Carrier of the Year” award.  Read More >


Second Quarter Earnings Release
July 19, 2018
Heartland Express has announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.  Read More >


Driver Pay Increase Release
July 3, 2018
Heartland Express announced today that it is raising pay in all of their divisions across the company for mileage drivers, owner operators, hourly, salaried drivers, and teams.  The pay increase will take effect on July 7th, 2018.  Read More >


Second Quarter Dividend
June 12, 2018
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


Participation in Upcoming Conference
May 23, 2018
Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced that on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Strain, Chief Financial Officer will present at the 2018 KeyBanc Industrials & Basic Materials Conference at 12:05 pm (central time). Read More >


First Quarter Earnings Release
April 25, 2018
Heartland Express Chief Executive Officer Michael Gerdin, commented on the quarterly operating results and ongoing initiatives of the Company, "I am excited to report our results for the three months ended March 31, 2018 which are our strongest operating results delivered to date since our acquisition of Interstate Distributor Co. Read More >


First Quarter Dividend
March 13, 2018
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


Fourth Quarter Earnings Release
February 12, 2018
Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. Read More >


Fourth Quarter Dividend
November 27, 2017
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


CFO Retirement Announcement
November 1, 2017
Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) today announced that John P. Cosaert has retired as Executive Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. 
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Third Quarter Earnings Release
October 27, 2017
Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017. Read More >


SmartWay® Excellence Award
October 23, 2017
Heartland Express, Inc. (www.heartlandexpress.com) (HTLD) was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. Read More >


Third Quarter Dividend
September 12, 2017
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


Second Quarter Earnings Release
August 2, 2017
Heartland Express has announced financial results for for the year ended June 30, 2017. Read More >


Heartland Express Acquires Interstate Distributor Co.
July 6, 2017
Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) (“Heartland”), one of North America’s largest and most profitable truckload transportation companies, announced today that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding stock of Interstate Distributer Co. of Tacoma, Washington (“IDC”) from Saltchuk Resources, Inc. (“Saltchuk”).
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First Quarter Earnings Release
April 21, 2017
Heartland Express has announced financial results for for the year ended March 31, 2017.  Net Income of $14.0 million, Earnings per Share of $0.17, Operating Revenues of $130 million, Operating Ratio of 85.1%, and a Cash Balance of $159.2 million, a $30.7 million increase since December 31, 2016.        Read More >


First Quarter Dividend
March 14, 2017
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend . Read More >


Fourth Quarter Earnings Release
January 26, 2017
Heartland Express has announced financial results for for the year ended December 31, 2016.  
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Fourth Quarter Dividend
November 21, 2016
The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. Read More >


Third Quarter Earnings Release
October 20, 2016
Heartland Express has announced financial results for for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016. Read More >


Logistics Management Magazine's Quest for Quality Award
August 22, 2016
Heartland Express has received Logistics Management Magazine’s 2016 Quest for Quality Award within the Dry Freight Carrier classification for the thirteenth time in fourteen years. Read More >


Second Quarter Earnings Release
July 28, 2016
Heartland Express has announced financial results for for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016. Read More >


FedEx Carrier of the Year and Platinum Award
July 15th, 2016
Heartland is pleased to announce it has received two service awards from FedEx Express for fiscal year 2015 (period June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016). Read More > 


Participation in Upcoming Conference
June 3, 2016
Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced that on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, John Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer and Chris Strain, Controller will present at the Deutsche Bank 7th Annual Global Industrials and Materials Summit at 10:40 am (central time).  Read More >


Sam's Club Carrier of the Year for 2015
April 25, 2016
Heartland Express, Inc. 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.   Read More >


First Quarter Earnings Release
April 26, 2016
Heartland Express has announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.  Read More >