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Marten Transport, Ltd. to Participate in the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation Conference and the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Marten Transport, Ltd. to Participate in the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation Conference and the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference11:25 EST Tuesday, February 07, 2012MONDOVI, Wis., Feb. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marten Transport, Ltd. (Nasdaq:MRTN) announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Florida on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 2:30 P.M. Eastern Time, and at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11:40 A.M. Eastern Time. The slides for these presentations will be available in the Investor Relations section of Marten's Website at http://www.marten.com. Marten Transport, with headquarters in Mondovi, Wis., is one of the leading temperature-sensitive truckload carriers in the United States. Marten specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer-packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.  Marten offers service in the United States, Canada and Mexico, concentrating on expedited movements for high-volume customers.  Marten's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MRTN. The presentation or discussions at the conference may contain certain statements that may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including Marten's current expectations concerning future results, objectives, plans and payment of dividends.  These statements by their nature involve substantial risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements.  Viewers of the conference material should review and consider the various disclosures by the Company in its press releases, stockholder reports, and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Important factors known to Marten that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements are discussed in Item 1A of Marten's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010.  Marten undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.CONTACT: Tim Kohl, President Jim Hinnendael, Chief Financial Officer Marten Transport, Ltd. 715-926-4216