Ray Harlin Promoted To President Of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
CHATTANOOGA, TN. – February 7, 2011-- U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, is pleased to announce that Ray Harlin has been promoted to serve as President of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Harlin succeeds Patrick Quinn, the company’s co-founder, who passed away in December.
Mr. Harlin joined U.S. Xpress in 1997 as an Executive Vice President and the company’s Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his duties as President of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Mr. Harlin will continue in his position as the company’s CFO. Prior to becoming part of the U.S. Xpress Executive Management Team, Mr. Harlin held numerous managerial and leadership positions during more than 20 years with Arthur Andersen LLP, highlighted by his tenure as managing partner for Anderson’s Chattanooga office.
“Ray Harlin has played an important role in the growth and development of U.S. Xpress Enterprises over the past 15 years. Ray has a proven track record as an effective leader, and we believe he will excel in his new position with the company,” said U.S. Xpress Chairman & CEO Max Fuller.
Lisa Pate, daughter of Patrick Quinn, who serves as Executive Vice President & General Counsel for U.S. Xpress Enterprises, added that “Ray is a great choice to serve as President of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, and the Quinn family is looking forward to supporting Ray in his new position.”
“I am honored that the Fuller and Quinn families have chosen me for this position with the company. I am proud to be part of the U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. family of companies,” said Mr. Harlin.
About U.S. Xpress Enterprises:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress Enterprises is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America. We are committed to being at the forefront of safety compliance, using comprehensive training for our staff and drivers and ensuring our trucks feature the latest safety innovations. With a dedication to minimizing our impact on the environment, U.S. Xpress is a SmartWay Transport Partner and was honored with a 2009 SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award. U.S. Xpress Enterprises affiliates include Arnold Transportation Services, Smith Transport, Total Transportation of Mississippi, Xpress Global Systems and Xpress Internacional. For more information, please visit www.usxpress.com.