U.S. Xpress Appoints Latasha Neal As Vice President of Driver Recruiting
CHATTANOOGA, TN. – September 12, 2012 -- U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, is pleased to announce that Latasha Neal has joined the company as the Vice President of Driver Recruiting. Ms. Neal has nearly 20 years of experience in the trucking industry, working primarily in the areas of driver recruiting and driver retention. Ms. Neal most recently served as the Director of Recruiting and Retention for Swift Transportation.
“Latasha has built an impressive track record of success over her career. She has a keen understanding of the challenges that exist in today’s recruiting market, and we are confident that Latasha will lead our efforts to attract and retain the best drivers in our industry,” said Eric Fuller, U.S. Xpress Senior Vice President of Operations. “Latasha is bringing tremendous energy and enthusiasm to her new position. We are looking forward working to with Latasha and supporting her efforts.”
“U.S. Xpress has built a strong reputation as an industry leader over the years, and I’ve always had great respect for the company. To have the opportunity to lead the recruiting and retention efforts at U.S. Xpress is an honor, and I believe U.S. Xpress is well positioned to succeed in today’s highly competitive driver market,” said Ms. Neal. “U.S. Xpress has a variety of driving jobs that can fit the needs of those people currently in our industry and those who are looking to join our industry. One of our main jobs in recruiting will be to find that right fit and to establish the foundation for strong relationships with the people joining our U.S. Xpress driving community.”
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.