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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 10-Q

 

 

(Mark One)

x QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2012

or

 

¨ TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from                     to                     .

Commission File Number: 0-51142

 

 

UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

Michigan   38-3640097

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

12755 E. Nine Mile Road

Warren, Michigan 48089

(Address, including Zip Code of Principal Executive Offices)

(586) 920-0100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.    Yes  x    No  ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).    Yes  x  No  ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer”, “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

 

Large accelerated filer   ¨    Accelerated filer   x
Non-accelerated filer   ¨    Smaller reporting company   ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).    Yes  ¨    No  x

The number of shares of the registrant’s common stock, no par value, outstanding as of April 30, 2012, was 15,498,754.

 

 

 


PART I – FINANCIAL INFORMATION

ITEM 1: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Unaudited Consolidated Balance Sheets

(In thousands, except share data)

 

     March 31, 2012     December 31, 2011  

Assets

    

Current assets:

    

Cash and cash equivalents

   $ 1,761      $ 878   

Marketable securities

     16,018        16,059   

Accounts receivable – net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $2,467 and $3,535, respectively

     76,997        74,876   

Due from CenTra and affiliates

     809        340   

Prepaid income taxes

     4,567        6,279   

Prepaid expenses and other

     9,554        7,749   

Deferred income taxes

     3,307        3,159   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total current assets

     113,013        109,340   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Property and equipment

     133,070        132,961   

Less accumulated depreciation

     (44,369     (42,976
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Property and equipment – net

     88,701        89,985   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Goodwill

     17,722        17,722   

Intangible assets – net of accumulated amortization of $19,954 and $19,206, respectively

     8,742        9,490   

Other assets

     2,505        2,407   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total assets

   $ 230,683      $ 228,944   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity

    

Current liabilities:

    

Accounts payable

   $ 29,368      $ 33,783   

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

     23,082        21,867   

Dividends payable

     15,499        —     

Due to CenTra and affiliates

     522        —     
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total current liabilities

     68,471        55,650   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Long-term liabilities:

    

Deferred income taxes

     10,891        9,853   

Other long-term liabilities

     1,386        1,305   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total long-term liabilities

     12,277        11,158   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Shareholders’ equity:

    

Common stock, no par value. Authorized 40,000,000 shares; 16,122,483 shares issued; 15,498,754 and 15,555,183 shares outstanding, respectively

     16,122        16,122   

Paid-in capital

     79,914        79,914   

Treasury Stock, at cost; 623,729 and 567,300 shares, respectively

     (9,204     (8,325

Retained earnings

     60,916        72,817   

Accumulated other comprehensive income, net of income taxes of $1,396 and $1,054, respectively

     2,187        1,608   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total shareholders’ equity

     149,935        162,136   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity

   $ 230,683      $ 228,944   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Income

Thirteen Weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011

(In thousands, except per share data)

 

     2012     2011  

Operating revenues:

    

Truckload

   $ 104,121      $ 97,313   

Brokerage

     46,383        36,805   

Intermodal

     25,344        23,512   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total operating revenues

     175,848        157,630   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Operating expenses:

    

Purchased transportation

     135,070        120,459   

Commissions expense

     10,074        9,906   

Other operating expense

     4,018        3,704   

Selling, general, and administrative

     14,198        12,723   

Insurance and claims

     4,142        4,137   

Depreciation and amortization

     2,968        2,871   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total operating expenses

     170,470        153,800   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Income from operations

     5,378        3,830   

Interest income

     13        17   

Interest expense

     (1     —     

Other non-operating income

     504        990   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Income before provision for income taxes

     5,894        4,837   

Provision for income taxes

     2,296        1,938   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net income

   $ 3,598      $ 2,899   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Earnings per common share:

    

Basic

   $ 0.23      $ 0.19   

Diluted

   $ 0.23      $ 0.19   

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:

    

Basic

     15,537        15,632   

Diluted

     15,537        15,632   

Dividends declared per common share

   $ 1.00      $ —     
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income

Thirteen Weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011

(In thousands)

 

     2012     2011  

Net Income

   $ 3,598      $ 2,899   

Other comprehensive income:

    

Unrealized holding gains on available-for sale investments arising during the period, net of income tax

     799        583   

Realized gains on available-for-sale investments reclassified into income, net of income tax

     (220     (504
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net gain recognized in other comprehensive income

     579        79   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total comprehensive income

   $ 4,177      $ 2,978   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

Thirteen Weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011

(In thousands)

 

     2012     2011  

Cash flows from operating activities:

    

Net income

   $ 3,598      $ 2,899   

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

    

Depreciation and amortization

     2,968        2,871   

Gain on sale of marketable securities

     (361     (842

Gain on disposal of property and equipment

     (28     (50

Provision for doubtful accounts

     220        23   

Deferred income taxes

     548        (206

Change in assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions:

    

Accounts receivable

     (2,341     (8,618

Prepaid income taxes, prepaid expenses and other assets

     (191     (5,268

Accounts payable, accrued expenses and other current liabilities

     (3,152     7,193   

Due from CenTra and affiliates

     53        (62

Other long-term liabilities

     81        669   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities

     1,395        (1,391
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Cash flows from investing activities:

    

Capital expenditures

     (1,211     (3,302

Proceeds from the sale of property and equipment

     303        205   

Purchases of marketable securities

     —          (560

Proceeds from sale of marketable securities

     1,323        1,006   

Acquisition of business

     —          (500
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

     415        (3,151
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Cash flows from financing activities:

    

Payment of earnout obligations related to acquisitions

     (48     (71

Purchases of treasury stock

     (879     (728
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net cash used in financing activities

     (927     (799
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

     883        (5,341

Cash and cash equivalents – beginning of period

     878        6,261   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents – end of period

   $ 1,761      $ 920   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Supplemental cash flow information:

    

Cash paid for interest

   $ 1      $ —     
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Cash paid for income taxes

   $ 26      $ 2,891   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Acquisition of businesses:

    

Fair value of assets acquired, including goodwill

   $ —        $ 1,406   

Acquisition obligations

     —          (906
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net cash paid for acquisition of businesses

   $ —        $ 500   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows—Continued

Thirteen Weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011

(In thousands)

Non-cash financing transactions:

During the thirteen week period ended April 2, 2011, the Company recorded the forgiveness of the loan from the County of Cuyahoga of $90,000 as a reduction of the loan and as a reduction of the underlying land improvements. See Note 3 to the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements.

On March 16, 2012, the Company’s Board of Directors, or Board, declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per common share payable on April 5, 2012 to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2012. Common stock dividends payable at March 31, 2012 were $15.5 million. See Note 11 to the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements.

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements

 

(1) Basis of Presentation

Pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements of Universal Truckload Services, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, or the Company or UTSI, have been prepared by the Company’s management. In the opinion of management, the unaudited consolidated financial statements include all normal recurring adjustments necessary to present fairly the information required to be set forth therein. All intercompany transactions and balances have been eliminated in consolidation. Certain information and note disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles have been condensed or omitted from these statements pursuant to such rules and regulations and, accordingly, should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2011 and 2010 and for each of the years in the three-year period ended December 31, 2011 included in the Company’s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The preparation of the consolidated financial statements requires the use of management’s estimates. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

The Company’s fiscal year ends on December 31. The Company’s fiscal year consists of four quarters, each with thirteen weeks.

 

(2) Transactions with CenTra and Affiliates

Through December 31, 2004, UTSI was a wholly owned subsidiary of CenTra, Inc., or CenTra. On December 31, 2004, CenTra distributed all of UTSI’s common stock to the sole shareholders of CenTra, Matthew T. Moroun and a trust controlled by Manuel J. Moroun, collectively the Morouns. Subsequent to the initial public offering in 2005, the Morouns retained and continue to hold a controlling interest in UTSI. CenTra provides management services to UTSI, including legal, human resources, and tax services. The cost of these services is based on the estimated utilization of the specific services and is allocated to the Company. Management believes the allocation method is reasonable. However, the costs of these services charged to UTSI are not necessarily indicative of the costs that would have been incurred if UTSI had internally performed or acquired these services as a separate unaffiliated entity.

In addition to the management services described above, UTSI purchases other services from CenTra and affiliates. Following is a schedule of the costs incurred by UTSI for services provided by CenTra and affiliates. The amounts charged to UTSI for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011 are presented in the table below (in thousands):

 

     Thirteen weeks ended  
     March 31,
2012
     April 2,
2011
 

Management services

   $ 259       $ 249   

Building and terminal rents

     148         144   

Maintenance services

     52         51   

Personal liability and property damage insurance

     3,424         3,370   

Health and other insurances

     963         864   
  

 

 

    

 

 

 

Total

   $ 4,846       $ 4,678   
  

 

 

    

 

 

 

Operating revenues from freight services provided to CenTra for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011 were approximately $5,000 and $72,000, respectively.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(2) Transactions with CenTra and Affiliates – continued

 

Additionally, the Company charged CenTra approximately $21,000 and $66,000 for vehicle maintenance services performed during the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011.

As of March 31, 2012 and December 31, 2011, amounts due from CenTra and affiliates were $809,000 and $340,000, respectively. As of March 31, 2012, amounts due to CenTra and affiliates were $522,000.

The Company also has retained the law firm of Sullivan Hincks & Conway to provide legal services. Daniel C. Sullivan, a member of our Board, is a partner at Sullivan Hincks & Conway. Amounts paid for legal services during the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011 were $105,000 and $138,000, respectively.

 

(3) Debt

On October 24, 2011, the Company and KeyBank entered into a Change in Terms Agreement to the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement and Promissory Note dated October 25, 2010, collectively referred to as the Agreement, whereby the maturity date of the existing Amended and Restated Loan Agreement and Promissory Note was extended to October 23, 2012. Under the Agreement, the Company’s maximum permitted borrowings and letters of credit may not exceed $20 million in the aggregate. The line of credit is unsecured and bears interest at a rate equal to the lesser of the Prime Rate minus 0.50% or LIBOR plus 1.00% (effective rate of 1.24% at March 31, 2012). The Agreement contains various financial and restrictive covenants to be maintained by the Company including requirements to maintain a tangible net worth of at least $85 million, a debt to tangible net worth ratio not to exceed 1 to 1, and quarterly net profits of at least one dollar. For purposes of the Agreement, tangible net worth is defined as total assets, excluding all intangible assets, less total debt. The Agreement also may, in certain circumstances, limit our ability to pay dividends or distributions utilizing our line of credit. The Agreement also contains customary representations and warranties, affirmative and negative covenants and events of default. As of March 31, 2012, the Company was in compliance with its debt covenants. The Company did not have any amounts outstanding under its line of credit at March 31, 2012 or December 31, 2011, and there were letters of credit aggregating $40,000 and $50,000 issued against the line, respectively.

The Company also maintains a secured borrowing facility at UBS Financial Services, Inc., or UBS, using its marketable securities as collateral for the short-term line of credit. The line of credit bears an interest rate equal to LIBOR plus 0.84% (effective rate of 1.08% at March 31, 2012), and interest is adjusted and billed monthly. No principal payments are due on the borrowing; however, the line of credit is callable at any time. The amount available under the line of credit is based on a percentage of the market value of the underlying securities. If the equity value in the account falls below the minimum requirement, the Company must restore the equity value, or UBS may call the line of credit. As of March 31, 2012 and December 31, 2011, there were no outstanding balances under the line of credit, and the maximum available borrowings under the line of credit were $7,815,000 and $8,369,000, respectively.

On May 1, 2006, UTS Realty, LLC, or Realty, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, received a $1,000,000 loan from the County of Cuyahoga, Ohio, or the County, to be used for improvements to its Cleveland, Ohio container storage facility. The loan agreement with the County required Realty to make quarterly interest payments at an annual rate of 5.0%. Through January 31, 2011, subject to certain conditions, the County forgave $450,000 of the principal amount owed. On January 31, 2007, the Company began recording the forgiveness as a reduction of the loan and as a reduction in the cost of the underlying improvements at a rate of $90,000 per annum. The remaining principal was due at maturity on January 31, 2011; however, in June 2010, the Company repaid $550,000 of the remaining principal balance. As of March 31, 2012 and December 31, 2011 the outstanding balance under the loan was $0.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(4) Earnings Per Share

Basic earnings per common share amounts are based on the weighted average number of common shares outstanding, and diluted earnings per share amounts are based on the weighted average number of common shares outstanding plus the incremental shares that would have been outstanding upon the assumed exercise of all dilutive stock options. For the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012, the Company has no common stock equivalents; therefore, diluted earnings per share are equal to basic earnings per share.

The following table provides a reconciliation for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011 of the number of average common shares outstanding used to calculate basic earnings per share to the weighted average number of common shares and common share equivalents outstanding used in calculating diluted earnings per share (in thousands):

 

Weighted average number of common shares

     15,632   

Incremental shares from assumed exercise of dilutive stock options

     —     
  

 

 

 

Weighted average number of common shares and common share equivalents

     15,632   
  

 

 

 

For the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011, 187,500 options to purchase shares of common stock were excluded from the calculation of diluted earnings per share because such options were anti-dilutive.

 

(5) Stock Based Compensation

In December 2004, the Board adopted the 2004 Stock Incentive Plan, or the Plan, which became effective upon completion of the Company’s initial public offering. The Plan allows for the issuance of a total of 500,000 shares. The grants may be made in the form of restricted stock bonuses, restricted stock purchase rights, stock options, phantom stock units, restricted stock units, performance share bonuses, performance share units or stock appreciation rights. On February 11, 2005, UTSI granted 260,000 options to certain of its employees. The stock options granted vested immediately, had a life of seven years and an exercise price of $22.50 per share. On February 10, 2012, the remaining unexercised stock options expired. The intrinsic value of all outstanding options as of April 2, 2011 was $0.

The following table summarizes the stock option activity and related information for the period indicated:

 

     Options      Weighted
Average
Exercise Price
 

Balance at January 1, 2012

     187,500       $ 22.50   

Granted

     —           —     

Exercised

     —           —     

Expired

     187,500       $ 22.50   

Forfeited

     —           —     
  

 

 

    

 

 

 

Balance at March 31, 2012

     —           —     
  

 

 

    

 

 

 

Exercisable

     —           —     
  

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(6) Comprehensive Income

The gross amounts, income taxes, and net of tax amounts for each component of comprehensive income were as follows (in thousands):

 

     Thirteen Weeks Ended  
     March 31,
2012
    April 2,
2011
 

Unrealized holding gains on available-for-sale investments arising during the period:

    

Gross amount

   $ 1,282      $ 947   

Income tax expense

     (483     (364
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net of tax amount

   $ 799      $ 583   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Realized (gains) on available-for-sale investments reclassified into income:

    

Gross amount

   $ (361   $ (842

Income tax expense

     141        338   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net of tax amount

   $ (220   $ (504
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Accumulated other comprehensive income at March 31, 2012 of $2,187,000 represents the net unrealized holding gains on available–for-sale investments of $3,583,000, net of related income taxes of $1,396,000. At March 31, 2012, the gross unrealized holding gains and gross unrealized holding losses on available-for-sale investments were $3,871,000 and $288,000, respectively.

Accumulated other comprehensive income at December 31, 2011 of $1,608,000 represents the net unrealized holding gains on available–for-sale investments of $2,662,000, net of related income taxes of $1,054,000. At December 31, 2011, the gross unrealized holding gains and gross unrealized holding losses on available-for-sale investments were $3,346,000 and $684,000, respectively.

 

(7) Fair Value Measurements

FASB ASC Topic 820, “Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures”, defines fair value as the exchange price that would be received for an asset or paid to transfer a liability in the principal or most advantageous market for the asset or liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date and expanded disclosures with respect to fair value measurements.

FASB ASC Topic 820 also establishes a three-level fair value hierarchy that prioritizes the inputs used to measure fair value. This hierarchy requires entities to maximize the use of observable inputs and minimize the use of unobservable inputs. The three levels of inputs used to measure fair value are as follows:

 

   

Level 1 — Quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

 

   

Level 2 — Observable inputs other than quoted prices included in Level 1, such as quoted prices for similar assets and liabilities in active markets; quoted prices for identical or similar assets and liabilities in markets that are not active; or other inputs that are observable or can be corroborated by observable market data.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(7) Fair Value Measurements – (continued)

 

   

Level 3 — Unobservable inputs that are supported by little or no market activity and that are significant to the fair value of the assets or liabilities. This includes certain pricing models, discounted cash flow methodologies and similar techniques that use significant unobservable inputs.

The Company has segregated all financial assets that are measured at fair value on a recurring basis into the most appropriate level within the fair value hierarchy based on the inputs used to determine the fair value at the measurement date in the tables below (in thousands):

 

     March 31, 2012  
     Level 1      Level 2      Level 3      Fair Value
Measurement
 

Assets

           

Cash equivalents

   $ 1,542       $ —         $ —         $ 1,542   

Marketable securities

     16,018         —           —           16,018   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

Total Assets

   $ 17,560       $ —         $ —         $ 17,560   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

     December 31, 2011  
     Level 1      Level 2      Level 3      Fair Value
Measurement
 

Assets

           

Cash equivalents

   $ 79       $ —         $ —         $ 79   

Marketable securities

     16,059         —           —           16,059   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

Total Assets

   $ 16,138       $ —         $ —         $ 16,138   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

The valuation techniques used to measure fair value for the items in the tables above are as follows:

 

   

Cash equivalents – This category consists of money market funds which are listed as Level 1 assets and measured at fair value based on quoted prices for identical instruments in active markets.

 

   

Marketable securities – Marketable securities represent equity securities, which consist of common and preferred stocks, are actively traded on public exchanges and are listed as Level 1 assets. Fair value was measured based on quoted prices for these securities in active markets.

The carrying amount for the line of credit approximates fair value because the interest rate on the line of credit is adjusted frequently.

 

(8) Marketable Securities

At March 31, 2012 and December 31, 2011, marketable securities, all of which are available-for-sale, consist of common and preferred stocks. Marketable securities are carried at fair value, with unrealized gains and losses, net of related income taxes, reported as accumulated other comprehensive income, except for losses from impairments which are determined to be other-than-temporary. Realized gains and losses, and declines in value judged to be other-than-temporary, on available-for-sale securities are included in the determination of net income and are included in other non-operating income (expense), at which time the average cost basis of these securities are adjusted to fair value. Fair values are based on quoted market prices at the reporting date. Interest and dividends on available-for-sale securities are included in other non-operating income (expense).

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(8) Marketable Securities – (continued)

 

The cost, gross unrealized holding gains, gross unrealized holding losses, and fair value of available-for-sale securities by type were as follows (in thousands):

 

     Cost      Gross
unrealized
holding
gains
     Gross
unrealized
holding
(losses)
    Fair
Value
 

At March 31, 2012

          

Equity Securities

   $ 12,435       $ 3,871       $ (288   $ 16,018   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

   

 

 

 

At December 31, 2011

          

Equity Securities

   $ 13,396       $ 3,347       $ (684   $ 16,059   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

   

 

 

 

Included in equity securities at March 31, 2012 are securities with a fair value of $1,461,000 with a cumulative loss position of $288,000, the impairment of which the Company considers to be temporary. The Company considers several factors in its determination as to whether declines in value are judged to be temporary or other-than-temporary, including the severity and duration of the decline, the financial condition and near-term prospects of the specific issuers and the industries in which they operate, and the Company’s intent and ability to hold these securities. The Company may incur future impairment charges if declines in market values continue and/or worsen and impairments are no longer considered temporary.

The following table shows the gross unrealized holding losses and fair value of the Company’s marketable securities that are not deemed to be other-than-temporarily impaired aggregated by type and length of time they have been in a continuous unrealized loss position were as follows (in thousands):

 

     Less than 12 Months      12 Months or Greater      Total  
     Fair
Value
     Unrealized
Losses
     Fair
Value
     Unrealized
Losses
     Fair
Value
     Unrealized
Losses
 

At March 31, 2012

                 

Equity securities

   $ 577       $ 194       $ 884       $ 94       $ 1,461       $ 288   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

At December 31, 2011

                 

Equity securities

   $ 2,387       $ 492       $ 988       $ 192       $ 3,375       $ 684   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

The Company’s portfolio of equity securities in a continuous loss position, the impairment of which the Company considers to be temporary, consists primarily of common stocks in the banking, oil and gas, steel, and transportation industries. The fair value and unrealized losses are distributed in 9 publicly traded companies, with no single industry or company representing a material or concentrated unrealized loss. The Company has evaluated the near-term prospects of the various industries, as well as the specific issuers within its portfolio, in relation to the severity and duration of the impairments, and based on that evaluation, and the Company’s ability and intent to hold these investments for a reasonable period of time to allow for a recovery of fair value, the Company does not consider these investments to be other-than-temporarily impaired at March 31, 2012.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(8) Marketable Securities – (continued)

 

The Company from time to time invests cash in excess of its current needs in marketable securities, much of which is held in equity securities, which are actively traded on public exchanges. It is the philosophy of the Company to minimize the risk of capital loss without foregoing the potential for capital appreciation through investing in value-and-income oriented investments. However, holding equity securities subjects the Company to fluctuations in the market value of its investment portfolio based on current market prices, and a drop in market prices or other unstable market conditions could cause a loss in the value of the Company’s marketable securities.

 

(9) Recent Accounting Pronouncements

In June 2011, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, issued Accounting Standards Update, or ASU, 2011-05, Presentation of Comprehensive Income, which eliminates the option to present the components of other comprehensive income as part of the statement of changes in stockholders’ equity and also requires presentation of reclassification adjustments from other comprehensive income to net income on the face of the financial statements. While ASU 2011-05 also includes requirements for presentation of reclassification adjustments out of accumulated other comprehensive income, this section was subsequently deferred in December 2011, with the FASB’s issuance of ASU 2011-12, Comprehensive Income (Topic 220): Deferral of the Effective Date for Amendments to the Presentation of Reclassifications of Items Out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income in ASU 2011-05. ASU 2011-05 became effective retrospectively for fiscal years, and interim periods within those years, beginning after December 15, 2011. The Company has presented the total of comprehensive income, the components of net income and the components of other comprehensive income in two separate but consecutive statements as a result of the Company’s adoption of ASU 2011-05 during the first quarter of 2012.

In September 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-08, Intangibles—Goodwill and Other, which allows an entity the option to first assess qualitative factors to determine whether it is necessary to perform the two-step quantitative goodwill impairment test. Under this amendment, if the Company chooses that option, the Company would not be required to calculate the fair value of a reporting unit unless the entity determines, based on a qualitative assessment, that it is more likely than not that its fair value is less than its carrying amount. This amendment includes a number of events and circumstances for an entity to consider in conducting the qualitative assessment. ASU 2011-08 is effective for impairment tests performed during entities’ fiscal years that begin after December 15, 2011, which for the Company will be the impairment test performed as of the last day of our 2nd fiscal quarter in 2012. The Company believes once applied, the adoption of the ASU will not have a significant impact on the Company’s financial position, results of operations, or cash flows.

 

(10) Contingencies

The Company is involved in claims and litigation arising in the ordinary course of business. These matters primarily involve claims for personal injury and property damage incurred in the transportation of freight. Based on its knowledge of the facts and, in certain cases, opinions of outside counsel, the Company believes all such litigation is adequately covered by insurance or otherwise provided for and that adverse results in one or more of those cases would not have a materially adverse effect on its financial condition, operating results and cash flows. However, if the ultimate outcome of these matters, after provisions thereof, is materially different from the Company’s estimates, they could have a material effect on the Company’s operating results and cash flows in any given quarter or year.

 

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UNIVERSAL TRUCKLOAD SERVICES, INC.

Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements – Continued

 

(11) Dividends

On March 16, 2012, the Board declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per common share payable on April 5, 2012 to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2012. This dividend was paid subsequent to March 31, 2012 and therefore was accrued and included as a current liability. The payment of this dividend will not violate any of the Company’s financial covenants under the Company’s Loan Agreement with KeyBank. The Company currently intends to retain future earnings to finance the growth, development and expansion of its business and does not anticipate paying cash dividends in the future. Any future determination to pay dividends will be at the discretion of the Board and will depend on its financial condition, results of operations, capital requirements, any legal or contractual restrictions on the payment of dividends and other factors the Board deems relevant.

 

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ITEM 2: MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

Some of the statements and assumptions in this Form 10-Q are forward-looking statements. These statements identify prospective information. Important factors could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from those in the forward-looking statements. In some cases you can identify forward-looking statements by words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “plan,” “intend,” “may,” “should,” “will” and “would” or other similar words. You should read statements that contain these words carefully because they discuss our future expectations, contain projections of our future results of operations or of our financial position or state other “forward-looking” information. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by which, such performance or results will be achieved. Forward-looking information is based on information available at the time and/or management’s good faith belief with respect to future events, and is subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in the statements. The factors listed in the section captioned “Risk Factors” in Item 1A in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, as well as any other cautionary language in that Form 10-K, provide examples of risks, uncertainties and events that may cause our actual results to differ materially from the expectations we describe in our forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information except to the extent required by applicable securities laws. If we do update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that we will make additional updates with respect thereto or with respect to other forward-looking statements.

Overview

We are primarily an asset-light provider of transportation services to shippers throughout the United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Our over-the-road trucking services include both flatbed and dry van operations and we provide rail-truck and steamship-truck intermodal support services. We also offer truck brokerage services, which allow us to supplement our capacity and provide our customers with transportation of freight by using third party capacity, as well as full service international freight forwarding and customs house brokerage services.

Our use of agents and owner-operators reduces our need to provide non-driver facilities and tractor and trailer fleets. The primary physical assets we provide to our agents and owner-operators include a portion of our trailer fleet, our headquarters facility, our management information systems and our intermodal depot facilities. Our business model provides us with a highly variable cost structure, allows us to grow organically using relatively small amounts of cash, gives us a higher return on assets compared to many of our asset-based competitors and preserves an entrepreneurial spirit among our agents and owner-operators that we believe leads to improved operating performance. For the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012, approximately 85.2% of our total operating expenses were variable in nature and our capital expenditures were $1.2 million.

The following discussion of the Company’s financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations and Consolidated Financial Statements and related notes included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and the unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements and related notes contained in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q.

 

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Results of Operations

The following table sets forth items derived from our consolidated statements of income for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011, presented as a percentage of operating revenues:

 

     Thirteen Weeks Ended  
     March 31,
2012
    April 2,
2011
 

Operating revenues

     100     100

Operating expenses:

    

Purchased transportation

     76.8        76.4   

Commissions expense

     5.7        6.3   

Other operating expenses

     2.3        2.3   

Selling, general and administrative

     8.1        8.1   

Insurance and claims

     2.4        2.6   

Depreciation and amortization

     1.7        1.8   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Total operating expenses

     96.9        97.6   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Income from operations

     3.1        2.4   

Interest and other non-operating income (expense), net

     0.3        0.6   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Income before provision for income taxes

     3.4        3.1   

Provision for income taxes

     1.3        1.2   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net income

     2.0     1.8
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Thirteen Weeks Ended March 31, 2012 Compared to Thirteen Weeks ended April 2, 2011

Operating revenues. Operating revenues for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $18.2 million, or 11.6%, to $175.8 million from $157.6 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. The increase in operating revenues is primarily attributable to an increase in the number of loads in our truckload, brokerage and intermodal operations, an increase in fuel surcharges, and increases in our operating revenues per loaded mile. The number of loads from our combined truckload, brokerage and intermodal operations was 199,000 for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 compared to 188,000 for thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Included in operating revenues are fuel surcharges of $22.1 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 compared to $17.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. For the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012, our operating revenue per loaded mile, excluding fuel surcharges, from our combined truckload and brokerage operations increased to $2.55 from $2.29 for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Included in operating revenue is approximately $2.0 million of revenues attributable to our acquisition made in the first quarter 2011, which consists of $1.3 million in truckload operations and $0.7 million in brokerage operations. Excluding the effects of this acquisition, truckload revenue increased by $5.5 million, or 5.7%, to $102.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 from $97.3 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Excluding the effects of this acquisition, brokerage revenue increased by $8.9 million, or 24.1%, to $45.7 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 compared to $36.8 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Intermodal revenue increased by $1.8 million, or 7.8%, to $25.3 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 from $23.5 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011.

Purchased transportation. Purchased transportation expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $14.6 million, or 12.1%, to $135.1 million from $120.5 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. As a percentage of operating revenues, purchased transportation expense increased to 76.8% for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 from 76.4% for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. The absolute increase was primarily due to the increase in our operating revenues. Purchased transportation expense generally increases or decreases in proportion to the revenues generated through owner-operators and other third party providers. The increase in purchased transportation as a percent of operating revenues is primarily due to an increase in fuel surcharges, which are passed through to owner-operators.

Commissions expense. Commissions expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $0.2 million, or 1.7%, to $10.1 million from $9.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. The absolute increase was primarily due to the increase in our operating revenues. Commissions expense generally increases or

 

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decreases in proportion to revenues. As a percentage of operating revenues, commissions expense decreased to 5.7% for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 compared to 6.3% for thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. As a percentage of revenues, the decrease in commissions expense is due to an increase in fuel surcharges, which are passed through to our owner-operators, and as such, no commissions are paid, and an increase in revenues generated by our company managed locations.

Other operating expense. Other operating expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $0.3 million, or 8.5%, to $4.0 million from $3.7 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. As a percentage of operating revenues, other operating expense remained consistent at 2.3% for both the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011. The absolute increase was primarily due to an increase in repairs and maintenance cost on company owned equipment.

Selling, general and administrative. Selling, general and administrative expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $1.5 million, or 11.6%, to $14.2 million from $12.7 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. As a percentage of operating revenues, selling, general and administrative expense remained consistent at 8.1% for both the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011. The absolute increase was primarily the result of increases in salaries and wage expense of $1.3 million, our provision for bad debts and uncollectible agent loans of $0.2 million and other selling, general, and administrative costs of $0.1 million. These increases were partially offset by a decrease in our professional services fees of $0.2 million.

Insurance and claims. Insurance and claims expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 remained consistent at $4.1 million compared to the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. As a percentage of operating revenues, insurance and claims expense decreased to 2.4% for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 from 2.6% for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Included in insurance and claims expense was an increase in our cargo claims expense of $0.3 million which was offset by a decrease in our auto liability insurance premiums and claims expense of $0.3 million.

Depreciation and amortization. Depreciation and amortization expense for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $0.1 million, or 3.4%, to $3.0 million from $2.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. The absolute increase is primarily the result of additional depreciation on our capital expenditures made throughout 2011.

Interest income, net. Net interest income for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 was $12 thousand compared to $17 thousand for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011.

Other non-operating income. Other non-operating income for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 was $0.5 million compared to $1.0 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. Included in other non-operating income for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 were $0.4 million in pre-tax gains on the sales of marketable securities compared to $0.8 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011.

Provision for income taxes. Provision for income taxes for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 increased by $0.4 million to $2.3 million from $1.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended April 2, 2011. The increase was primarily attributable to the increase in our taxable income. For the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 and April 2, 2011, we had an effective income tax rate of 39.0% and 40.1%, respectively, based upon our income before provision for income taxes.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

Our primary sources of liquidity are funds generated by operations, our ability to borrow on margin against our marketable securities held at UBS, proceeds from the sales of marketable securities, and our revolving unsecured line of credit with KeyBank.

We employ a primarily asset-light operating strategy. Substantially all of the tractors and more than 50% of the trailers utilized in our business are provided by our owner-operators and we have no capital expenditure requirements relating to this equipment. As a result, our capital expenditure requirements are limited in comparison to most large trucking companies which maintain sizable fleets of owned tractors and trailers, requiring significant capital expenditures.

 

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During the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012, we made capital expenditures totaling $1.2 million. These expenditures primarily consisted of trailers and miscellaneous computer and office equipment.

Through the end of 2012, exclusive of acquisitions, if any, we expect to incur capital expenditures of $1.5 million to $2.1 million relating to real property acquisitions, renovations and improvements to our existing facilities and the acquisition of additional terminal yards or container facilities. We also expect to incur capital expenditures of $10.4 million to $11.3 million for tractors, trailers, containers, chassis, and other equipment.

The Board declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per common share payable on April 5, 2012 to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2012. This dividend was paid subsequent to March 31, 2012 and therefore was accrued and included as a current liability.

We expect that our working capital and available borrowings will be sufficient to meet our capital commitments and fund our operational needs for at least the next twelve months. Based on the availability under our line of credit, against our marketable security portfolio and other financing sources and assuming the continuation of our current level of profitability, we do not expect that we will experience any liquidity constraints in the foreseeable future.

We continue to evaluate business development opportunities, including potential acquisitions that fit our strategic plans. There can be no assurance that we will identify any opportunities that fit our strategic plans or will be able to execute any such opportunities on terms acceptable to us. Any such opportunities will be financed from available cash and cash equivalents and our unsecured line of credit.

We currently intend to retain our future earnings to finance our growth and do not anticipate paying cash dividends in the foreseeable future.

Unsecured Line of Credit

On October 24, 2011, the Company and KeyBank National Association, or KeyBank, entered into a Change in Terms Agreement to the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement and Promissory Note dated October 25, 2010, collectively referred to as the Agreement, whereby the maturity date of the existing Amended and Restated Loan Agreement and Promissory Note was extended to October 23, 2012. Under the Agreement, the Company’s maximum permitted borrowings and letters of credit may not exceed $20 million in the aggregate. The line of credit is unsecured, and bears interest at a rate equal to the lesser of the Prime Rate minus 0.50% or LIBOR plus 1.00% (effective rate of 1.24% at March 31, 2012). The Agreement contains various financial and restrictive covenants to be maintained by the Company including requirements to maintain a tangible net worth of at least $85 million, a debt to tangible net worth ratio not to exceed 1 to 1, and quarterly net profits of at least one dollar. For purposes of the Agreement, tangible net worth is defined as total assets, excluding all intangible assets, less total debt. The Agreement also may, in certain circumstances, limit our ability to pay dividends or distributions utilizing our line of credit. The Agreement also contains customary representations and warranties, affirmative and negative covenants and events of default. At March 31, 2012, the Company was in compliance with its debt covenants. The Company did not have any amounts outstanding under its line of credit as of March 31, 2012, and there were $40 thousand in letters of credit issued against the line.

Secured Line of Credit

The Company maintains a secured borrowing facility at UBS Financial Services, Inc., or UBS, using its marketable securities as collateral for the short-term line of credit. The line of credit bears an interest rate equal to LIBOR plus 0.84% (effective rate of 1.08% at March 31, 2012), and interest is adjusted and billed monthly. No principal payments are due on the borrowing; however, the line of credit is callable at any time. The amount available under the line of credit is based on a percentage of the market value of the underlying securities. If the equity value in the account falls below the minimum requirement, the Company must restore the equity value, or UBS may call the line of credit. As of March 31, 2012, the outstanding balance under the line of credit was $0, and the maximum available borrowings against the line of credit were $7.8 million.

 

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Discussion of Cash Flows

At March 31, 2012, we had cash and cash equivalents of $1.8 million compared to $0.9 million at December 31, 2011. The increase in cash and cash equivalents of $0.9 million for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 resulted from $1.4 million in cash provided by operations and $0.4 million provided by investing activities, which was partially offset by $0.9 million in cash used in financing activities.

The $1.4 million in net cash provided by operations was primarily attributed to $3.6 million of net income adjusted for $3.0 million of non-cash charges for depreciation and amortization, a $0.4 million gain on the sales of marketable securities, $0.5 million in changes in deferred income taxes, $0.2 million of non-cash charges for provisions for doubtful accounts, and an increase in the working capital position of the Company of $5.5 million. The increase in the working capital position is primarily the result of an increase in accounts receivable due to increased revenues and a decrease in book overdrafts. This was partially offset by an increase in accounts payable and other current liabilities primarily resulting from higher contractor payables also due to increased revenues.

The $0.4 million in net cash provided by investing activities for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 was generated from $1.3 million in proceeds from the sales of marketable securities and $0.3 million in proceeds from the disposal of property and equipment. These proceeds were partially offset by $1.2 million used for capital expenditures.

The $0.9 million in net cash used in financing activities for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 was primarily used for $0.9 million in purchases of treasury stock.

Off Balance Sheet Arrangements

None.

Critical Accounting Policies

A summary of critical accounting policies is presented in Item 7, “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations—Critical Accounting Policies”, of our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011. There have been no changes in the accounting policies followed by us during the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012.

Seasonality

Our operations are subject to seasonal trends common to the trucking industry. Results of operations in the first quarter are typically lower than the second, third and fourth quarters.

ITEM 3: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT MARKET RISK

There have not been any material changes to the Company’s market risk during the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012. For additional information, please see the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.

ITEM 4: CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES

Disclosure Controls and Procedures

We carried out an evaluation, under the supervision and with the participation of our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, of the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 13a-15 or 15d-15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (or the Exchange Act). Based upon that evaluation, our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that, as of March 31, 2012, our disclosure controls and procedures were effective in causing the material information required to be disclosed in the reports that it files or submits under the Exchange Act to be recorded, processed, summarized and reported, to the extent applicable, within the time periods required for us to meet the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (or SEC) filing deadlines for these reports specified in the SEC’s rules and forms.

 

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Internal Controls

There have been no changes in our internal controls over financial reporting during the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2012 identified in connection with our evaluation that has materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal controls over financial reporting.

 

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PART II – OTHER INFORMATION

ITEM 1: LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

Information with respect to legal proceedings and other exposures appears in Part I, Item 1, Note (10) of the “Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements,” and in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.

ITEM 1A: RISK FACTORS

There have been no material changes to our risk factors as previously disclosed in Item 1A to Part 1 of our Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

ITEM 2: UNREGISTERED SALES OF EQUITY SECURITIES AND USE OF PROCEEDS

The following table provides information regarding the Company’s purchases of its Common Stock during the period from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012, the Company’s first fiscal quarter:

 

Fiscal Period

   Total
Number
of Shares
Purchased
     Average
Price
Paid per
Share
     Total Number
of Shares
Purchased as
Part of
Publicly
Announced
Program
     Maximum
Number of
Shares that May
Yet be Purchased
Under the
Program
 

December 31, 2011

           567,300         232,700   

Jan. 1, 2012 – Jan. 28, 2012

     —         $ —           —           —     

Jan. 29, 2012 – Feb. 25, 2012

     —           —           —           —     

Feb. 26, 2012 – Mar. 31, 2012

     56,429         15.58         623,729         176,271   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

Total

     56,429       $ 15.58         623,729         176,271   
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

 

On November 6, 2007, the Company announced that it had been authorized to purchase up to 800,000 shares of its Common Stock from time to time in the open market. As of March 31, 2012, the Company may purchase 176,271 shares of its common stock under this authorization. No specific expiration date has been assigned to the authorization.

ITEM 3: DEFAULTS UPON SENIOR SECURITIES

None.

ITEM 4: MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES

Not applicable.

ITEM 5: OTHER INFORMATION

None.

 

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ITEM 6: EXHIBITS

The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index are furnished as part of this quarterly report on Form 10-Q.

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

3.1    Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation (Incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed on November 15, 2004 (Commission File No. 333-120510))
3.2    Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended effective April 22, 2009 (Incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on April 24, 2009 (Commission File No. 000-51142))
4.1    Registration Rights Agreement, dated as of December 31, 2004, among the Registrant, Matthew T. Moroun and The Manuel J. Moroun Trust (Incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.1 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed on January 7, 2005 (Commission File No. 333-120510))
31.1*    Chief Executive Officer certification, as adopted pursuant to section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
31.2*    Chief Financial Officer certification, as adopted pursuant to section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
32.1**    Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer certification pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
101.INS**    XBRL Instance Document
101.SCH**    XBRL Schema Document
101.CAL**    XBRL Calculation Linkbase Document
101.DEF**    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
101.LAB**    XBRL Labels Linkbase Document
101.PRE**    XBRL Presentation Linkbase Document

 

* Filed herewith.
** Furnished herewith

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report on Form 10-Q to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

        Universal Truckload Services, Inc.
            (Registrant)

Date: May 9, 2012

  By:    /s/ Robert E. Sigler
    Robert E. Sigler, Vice President, Chief
Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer

Date: May 9, 2012

  By:    /s/ Donald B. Cochran
    Donald B. Cochran, President and Chief
Executive Officer

 

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