CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:USX) the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, today announced Amanda Thompson, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, was named a 2019 Top Woman to Watch in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association. Thompson was nominated by her peers and chosen by the editorial staff of Women in Trucking’s Redefining the Road magazine based upon career and personal life accomplishments.
“Amanda is one of the most influential people at U.S. Xpress,” stated Eric Fuller, President and CEO, U.S. Xpress. “It is easy to see why she was selected as a top woman to watch in the industry. From her commitment to improve the quality of life for our professional drivers with the ‘Full Ride’ initiative (tuition-free college education), to spearheading our recently launched state-of-the-art Professional Driver Development program, Amanda is leading positive change at U.S. Xpress and in the industry.”
Thompson has more than two decades of experience in human resources. Since joining U.S. Xpress in 2004 she has organized countless initiatives to deliver a driver-first mentality within the Company.
“What a great honor it is to be selected among these amazing women,” commented Thompson. “All these women are doing great things to help advance the transportation industry, and I am humbled to be included in such an accomplished group of my peers.”
Thompson’s industry achievements are featured in the 2019 edition of Redefining the Road Magazine, the official magazine of the Women in Trucking Association.
About U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is the nation's fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, providing services primarily throughout the United States. We offer customers a broad portfolio of services using our own truckload fleet and third-party carriers through our non-asset-based truck brokerage network. Our modern fleet of tractors is backed up by a team of committed professionals whose focus lies squarely on meeting the needs of our customers and our drivers.