Winegard Company Chooses Heartland Express For its Truckload Carrier of the Year Award

Midwest Truckload Carrier Selected for First Annual Award

BURLINGTON, Iowa (March 27, 2012) – Heartland Express, Inc. has provided such exceptional transportation services for Winegard Company, that the antenna manufacturer created an award to recognize them as a dedicated business partner and core truckload carrier.

The 2011 Winegard Truckload Carrier of the Year Award was presented to Heartland Express representatives during a ceremony at Heartland Express on March 23rd. The Truckload Carrier of the Year will become an annual recognition award for one carefully selected transportation company that provides outstanding service for Winegard.

Winegard Co., headquartered in Burlington, Iowa is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of antenna products for the home, recreational vehicle, automotive, marine and 2-way VSAT markets. All Winegard antenna products are made in the U.S.A.

"This award to Heartland Express is based on the overall dedication to customer service, operational excellence, on time performance, invoicing accuracy and demonstrated excellence in meeting Winegard's core business objectives," said Brad Larson, Winegard's transportation/logistics manager for the past five and a half years.

"Because of Winegard Company's success, our truckload business has increased considerably in recent years," explains Larson. "Heartland has responded with great flexibility and superior customer service which in turn has allowed us to consistently deliver on our commitments to our customers."

Heartland Express is one of seventeen truckload and less-than-truckload transportation companies Winegard uses to ship its antennas across the U.S. and to Mexico and Canada.

About Winegard
Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative antenna products for satellite and terrestrial communications. Since its founding in 1954, Winegard's pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical and automotive antennas. The company's 2-way VSAT antennas provide real-time broadband solutions for extreme and remote environments in support of the oil and gas industries, as well as military and emergency response teams. Winegard is a privately-owned company that designed the first residential antenna for the U.S. It has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and does custom antenna design and development work. To learn more about Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, visit or call 800-288-8094.

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