Heartland Express

May 2014, - Department

Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers

Key to Bruce Hudson’s change to Heartland Express’s tractors is a larger alternator and mounting batteries on frame rails so they’ll stay cool.

By Tom Berg

Bruce Hudson, director of corporate maintenance at Heartland Express, has a heart when it comes to the Iowa-based truckload and logistics company’s drivers, who must spend nights on the road. So he’s come up with changes to a tractor’s electrical system that will benefit them during off-duty hours.

Tags: Heartland Express, Once Around the Yard

March 2006, - Feature

Won't Give It Away

By Russ Gerdin Chairman & CEO Heartland Express Inc.

Heartland is operated with an eye toward long-term profits instead of short-term cash flow.

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