NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, March 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLD) announced that on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Michael Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer will present at the 2013 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference at 7:45 am (central time). 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 the 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. Michael Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer 319-626-3600 or John P. Cosaert, Chief Financial Officer 319-626-3600