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Arkansas Trucking Association Highlights Parking Problem

Arkansas Trucking Association Highlights  Parking Problem

Finding safe, quality parking is harder than you would think. Imagine the millions of trucks on the road and then realize that there are a little more than 300,000 public and private parking spots allotted for them.
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Former USA Truck Exec Martin Tewari Moves to Groendyke Transport

Tewari joined USA Truck in September 2015 as president of trucking, a newly created position. He resigned March 13 to take a position at Groendyke.
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Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.
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After Agreement in Court, Glo Reinstates All Flights

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Imbalance of Power (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Innovation Center Puts UA And J.B. Hunt on Same Road

The chance to work for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is nothing new for a lot of graduates of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Now, UA students will have the chance to work with J.B. Hunt. read more >

Joseph Dean Joins Jetton General in Paragould (Movers & Shakers)

Dean served as the vice president of economic development for the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce and most recently worked with Flake & Kelley Commercial of Little Rock as a member of its governmental consulting division. read more >

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months. read more >

USA Truck Names Jason Bates CFO

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hires Jason Bates as executive vice president and CFO, filling a post left vacant by James Reed, who became CEO in January. read more >

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership. read more >

J.B. Hunt 1Q Revenue Up 7 Percent

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports first-quarter income of $102.7 million, up from $100.1 million in the same quarter a year ago. read more >

Acxiom Returning to Conway Roots

With the sale last month of its Little Rock headquarters, plans to renovate its Conway campus and hopes of expanding its client base, Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe says his company is evolving. read more >

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