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Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

Heartland Express, Inc.May 22, 2019

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD ) announced that on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Josh Helmich, Vice President - Controller, will present at the KeyBanc Industrials & Basic Materials Conference at 10:00 am (eastern time).

In addition, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Strain, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the UBS Global Industrials and Transportation Conference.

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

Josh Helmich, Vice President - Controller319-626-3600

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