NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Sept. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLD) announced that on Thursday, September 6, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) Mike Gerdin, President and Chief Executive Officer will participate in the Deutsche Bank 2012 Aviation and Transportation conference. The conference will be held at The Pierre Hotel, New York City, NY. Heartland Express is an irregular route truckload carrier based in North Liberty, Iowa serving customers with shipping lanes throughout the United States. Heartland focuses on medium to short haul regional freight, offering shippers industry leading on-time service so they can achieve their strategic goals for their customers. More information about Heartland Express can be found on the company website at www.heartlandexpress.com . This press release and presentation announced in this press release may contain statements that might be considered as forward-looking statements or predictions of future operations. Such statements are based on management's belief or interpretation of information currently available. These statements and assumptions involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual events may differ from these expectations as specified from time to time in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Heartland Express, Inc. Mike Gerdin, President and Chief Executive Officer 319-626-3600