U.S. Xpress appoints new Senior Vice President of Over the Road operations

U.S. Xpress has announced the appointment of Steve Philipps as a new Senior Vice President of Over the Road operations.

Over the course of his 27 years in the industry, beginning his career in dispatch and customer service, Phillips has held numerous leadership roles in marketing, sales and operations. His prior roles include: Vice President of Customer Service, Vice President of Van Division, Senior Vice President of Operations, and Senior Vice President of Fleet Resources, all at Werner Enterprises. Philipps was also a Senior Vice President of Sales at TruStar Energy.

Additionally, Phillips has been actively involved in the trucking community and has served on the Board of Directors of the North American Council for Freight Efficiencies, as well as the Trucking Profitability Strategies Advisory Board at the University of Georgia.

President and Chief Operating Officer, Eric Fuller, stated, “We are proud to have Steve join U.S. Xpress. I believe that his experience and vast transportation knowledge will further strengthen our operations divisions. Adding him to our U.S. Xpress family will further display our commitment to excellence.”

Source: U.S. Xpress