Transport Corporation of America Names New Vice President of Operations


MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, November 25, 2002 - Transport Corporation of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCAM), announced that Ron Kipp has joined the Company
as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Kipp will oversee Transport Americas entire customer service and operationa l management activities, as well as playing a key role as
a member of the executive management team.

Before joining Transport America, Kipp spent twenty-four years at Schneider National, Inc. in various positions, including Vice President of Operations and Vice President of
Sales for Schneider Specialized Carriers.

Ron is an extremely talented industry veteran, Michael Paxton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented on the announcement. He brings a wealth of
industry knowledge and experience to Transport America. We are delighted to have him on board.