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Transportation, Northwest Arkansas

Marty Cook

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Marty Cook joined Arkansas Business in October 2013 after 19 years as an award-winning newspaper reporter. He covers the transportation industry and northwest Arkansas businesses.

Marty, a native of Shreveport, graduated from Missouri in 1993 with a bachelor of journalism. He, his wife and three daughters live in Fayetteville.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Car-Mart 3Q Revenue, Profit Up

America's Car-Mart reported jumps in third-quarter revenue and income. read more >

Tyson's Goal? Offering Protein of All Kinds This article is available only in print.

Tyson Foods of Springdale wants to be your protein source, even if that protein didn't start out as an animal. read more >

Tax Cut Boon to PAM Transport

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown reported 2017 fourth-quarter income of $31.5 million on Thursday, a spectacular increase from the $722,842 it reported in the same quarter of 2016. read more >

Federal Infrastructure Plan Looks Like Nightmare

President Trump says his plan includes a $1.5 trillion fix for the nation's roads. It also leans on the states for most of the money and calls for private investments, like more toll roads. read more >

Amazon Has Not Delivered a Sales Tax Windfall, So Far

Amazon, the online retailing goliath based in Seattle, announced last February that it would start collecting sales tax owed on purchases made by Arkansas residents. The early, non-exact results are in: more, but not as much as predicted by many. read more >

Machine Learning Tops List of Hot, Trendy Technologies

High-tech doors are just a hint at what goes on inside RevUnit, which builds applications to help businesses operate efficiently in areas like productivity, worker engagement and learning. read more >

Tax Reform Boosts USA Truck's Bottom Line

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reports fourth-quarter and yearly profits, and the Tax Cut & Jobs Act had a big impact on the company's earnings. read more >

Tax Reform Fuels ArcBest's Big Income Gains

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports robust fourth-quarter and fiscal-year income, much of it thanks to the recently implemented Tax Cut & Jobs Act that President Trump signed in December. read more >

New Jersey Company Cleans Up in Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

A New Jersey finance company has invested in northwest Arkansas property again, this time buying two Fayetteville car washes. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area's population is growing more diverse. read more >