USA Truck appoints Billy Cartright to VP of safety and recruiting

USA Truck recently appointed Billy Cartright as vice president of safety and recruiting, the company announced.

Cartright joins USA Truck from Con-way Inc., where he served most recently as senior director of operations. In that position, he managed 3,100 driver and non-driver personnel and oversaw fleet management, customer service, planning, equipment control, service team and terminal management, the company said.

During his 16-year tenure at Con-way, Cartright also served as director of safety, according to USA Truck. In that role, he oversaw the development and deployment of safety strategy, culture and improvement, focusing on Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores, driver training, accident and workers’ compensation prevention, E-log rollout and safety technology deployment.

USA Truck president and CEO Tom Glaser said: “Billy’s wide-ranging experience with an industry-leading company will serve us well as we work to enhance our Company’s operations.  Improving safety, driver recruiting and driver orientation are all key goals for USA Truck and we look forward to his contributions in these important areas.”

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