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U.S. Xpress names Harlin as president

By Staff
February 10, 2012

Chattanooga, Tennessee-based truckload and full-service freight transportation provider U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced that Ray Harlin has been promoted to president.

Harlin replaces Pat Quinn, who passed away in December. Quinn founded U.S. Xpress in 1985 with his business partner Max Fuller, co-chairman and CEO of the company. Quinn and Fuller took U.S. Xpress from a 48-truck start-up to the second largest privately owned truckload carrier in the U.S., with 8,500 trucks and more than 10,000 employees.

Harlin joined U.S. Xpress in 1997 as executive vice president and CFO. U.S. Xpress officials said that he will also continue in his role as CFO. Prior to joining U.S. Xpress, . Harlin held managerial and leadership positions during more than 20 years with Arthur Andersen LLP and served as managing partner for Anderson’s Chattanooga office.

“Ray Harlin has played an important role in the growth and development of U.S. Xpress Enterprises over the past 15 years. Ray has a proven track record as an effective leader, and we believe he will excel in his new position with the company,” Fuller said in a statement.

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