Heartland Express, Inc. (Heartland) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa, Gordon Trucking, Inc., Heartland Express Services, Inc., Heartland Express Maintenance Services, Inc. and A & M Express, Inc. It provides transportation services to shippers spanning from Washington to Florida and New England to California, as well as parts of Canada. It offers primarily asset-based transportation services in the dry van truckload market and offers temperature-controlled transportation services and non-asset based freight brokerage services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company operates over 20 terminal facilities throughout the United States. Its tractors are equipped with mobile communication systems, which enable communication with drivers regarding freight and safety, and provide the ability to manage the needs of its customers based on real-time information on load status.