Latest Technicals: USA Truck

JAKE MCWILLIAMS | March 8, 2019

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USA Truck trades as part of the industrials sector and trades as part of the transportation and logistics industry. The company CEO is James Reed. USA Truck Inc is a transportation and logistics service provider. The company transports commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of the portions of Canada. It also transports general commodities into and out of Mexico.

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