WARREN, Mich., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: UACL) today announced its Board of Directors has approved a special one-time cash dividend of $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable on September 26, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2011. A total of approximately $15.6 million will be paid on the Company's 15.6 million outstanding shares of common stock as a result of the special dividend.
Universal Truckload Services, Inc. is primarily an asset light provider of transportation services to shippers throughout the United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The Company's trucking services include both flatbed and dry van operations and the Company provides rail-truck and steamship-truck intermodal support services. The Company also offers truck brokerage services, which allow us to supplement our capacity and provide our customers with transportation of freight not handled by our owner-operators, and full service international freight forwarding and customs house brokerage services.
Some of the statements contained in this press release might be considered forward-looking statements. These statements identify prospective information. Forward-looking statements are based on information available at the time and/or management's good faith belief with respect to future events, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in the statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations described. Additional information about the factors that may adversely affect these forward-looking statements is contained in the Company's reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.