NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced that on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Strain, Chief Financial Officer, will present at Baird’s 2018 Global Industrials Conference at 12:00 pm (central time).

Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the Heartland Express, Inc. presentation at the Baird 2018 Global Industrials Conference at https://wsw.com/webcast/baird53/htld/.

Mr. Gerdin and Mr. Strain will also present at the 2018 Stephens New York Investment Conference on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:30 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.

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Contact:

Heartland Express, Inc.
Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer
319-626-3600

Chris Strain, Chief Financial Officer
319-626-3600