Marten Transport: Declares quarterly dividend

Marten Transport Declares Quarterly Dividend

MONDOVI, Wis., Dec. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marten Transport, Ltd.

(Nasdaq:MRTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared
a regular quarterly cash dividend of two and one half cents ($0.025)
per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on December 30,
2013 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 17,

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.

This press release contains 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 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. 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, 2012. Marten
undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or

CONTACT: Tim Kohl, President,
and Jim Hinnendael, Chief Financial Officer,
of Marten Transport, Ltd., 715-926-4216