Transport Corporation of America, Inc. ("Transport America") began operations in
1984. The company provides a wide range of truckload carriage and logistics
services in various lengths of haul in the United States, parts of Canada and
Mexico. Transport America serves as an integral part of the distribution system
of many of its major customers. The principal categories of freight hauled by
the company are department-store merchandise, home and office furniture,
grocery, industrial, consumer, paper products, and expedited services.