Transportation Archive

ArcBest CEO, Executives See Annual Compensation Declines

by Sarah Campbell 3/14/2017 09:58 am

ArcBest Corp. CEO Judy McReynolds made $1.61 million in 2016, almost 30 percent less than the $2.26 million she made in 2015, the company reported in its annual proxy statement.

Change In the Air at Clinton National Airport

by Mark Friedman 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Renovations at Clinton National Airport in Little Rock are coming at a time when other airports are starting to look more like shopping malls.

Disputed Contracts Place Procurement in Spotlight

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Disputes over recent state contracts have put Republican lawmakers at odds with the Republican governor, angered potential vendors and muddied understanding on what businesses can expect from the process of awarding state work.

Bill Seeks to Change Procurement Process; Businesses Want to Understand It

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Procurement laws are complicated, state Sen. Jimmy Hickey says, and he should know: He has helped rewrite them more than once.

Aircraft Interior Solutions Poised for Takeoff

by George Waldon 3/13/2017 12:00 am

A delayed passenger seat innovation is back on schedule to bring big expansion to Aircraft Interior Solutions of North Little Rock.

El Dorado Airport Awaits Decision On Airline Service Provider

by Sarah Campbell 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Whether passengers will soon be flying again from the South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado is up in the air as the U.S. Department of Transportation reviews the community's appeal of the airline selected to provide subsidized Essential Air Service.

Frugal Fort Smith Airport Looks Ahead

by Marty Cook 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Director John Parker of the Fort Smith Regional Airport is proud of its well-earned reputation for getting the most out of old equipment.

CAVU Partner Bryan Hancock Reaps Rewards from Aircraft Scrap Heap

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Hancock was born and raised in Stuttgart, where watching crop dusters led him to begin flying right after high school. Today, he is a partner at CAVU, which buys and sells commercial aircraft and dismantles some of them for parts.

J.B. Hunt CEO's Total Pay at $5.5M in 2016

by Marty Cook 3/9/2017 03:34 pm

John Roberts III, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, saw another increase in annual compensation, although not as much as the year before.

Truck-Lite Partners With NanoMech of Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2017 10:05 am

Truck-Lite Co. LLC of Falconer, New York, recently announced its exclusive long-term partnership with NanoMech of Springdale.

Louis Dreyfus Co. Opens Truck-To-Barge Facility in West Memphis

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:42 pm

Louis Dreyfus Co. LLC opens a truck-to-barge facility on the west side of the Mississippi River levee in West Memphis.

Clinton Distributor In Court Over Missing McDonald's Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

A Clinton food distributor has started a fight over having to pay for nearly 2 million pounds of frozen mozzarella cheese sticks.

What Is Economic Nationalism? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Consumers need to understand that the cost of a move toward economic nationalism is a cost that will be borne by us all.

David Casey Moves Up to Avionics Director at Central Flying (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

As the director of avionics at Central Flying Service, Casey will oversee the operation of the Avionics & Instruments Group. He is currently a sales leader for the company's jet group.

WorkHound Raises $500K from Investors

by Sarah Campbell 3/2/2017 10:17 am

WorkHound, a software platform developed to help trucking companies be more profitable by retaining drivers, has raised $500,000 to grow the startup and add to its team.

New Broadway Bridge Opens to Traffic

by Associated Press 3/2/2017 06:51 am

The new Broadway Bridge connecting downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock is now open for traffic.

Asa Hutchinson Opposes Bill to Rename Clinton Airport

by Associated Press 3/1/2017 06:58 am

Arkansas' governor says he opposes an effort to remove Bill and Hillary Clinton's name from Little Rock's airport, saying the Legislature shouldn't interfere with what the facility's name is.

'Colorado Craftsman' Project Enters Little Rock Market

by George Waldon 2/27/2017 12:00 am

A failed subdivision in southwest Little Rock has been reimagined as a townhome neighborhood with a Western flair by the partners in Big Rock Development.

Architect Compensation in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The mean annual wage for architects in Arkansas in 2015 was $68,540 compared with $82,850 nationally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Fort Smith, Great River Bridges Comprise Arkansas' 'Wish List'

by Marty Cook 2/27/2017 12:00 am

AHTD Director Scott Bennett narrowed his department's options in January after Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked him to put together a list of the state's top-priority highway projects.

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