Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

Winter Weather Chills Profit at J.B. Hunt

by Lance Turner 4/14/2014 08:46 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported a 6 percent decline in first-quarter profit, as harsh winter weather disrupted rail and trucking operations.

Government, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods Remain Atop Largest Arkansas Employers List

by Marty Cook 4/7/2014 12:00 am

The names of Arkansas' largest employers remain mostly unchanged from a year ago — and every year. State government is still atop the list with nearly 57,000 employees.

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts Paid $4M in 2013

by Marty Cook 3/14/2014 12:28 pm

The general pattern with executive pay at J.B. Hunt last year: salaries stable to slightly higher, smaller cash bonuses but big jumps in the value of stock awards, thanks to the runup in the stock's value.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services In $500M Bond Underwriting Agreement

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 03:24 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell enters into an underwriting agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to issue and sell $500 million in bonds.

Relocation of Historic Frank Lloyd Wright House to Crystal Bridges a First

by Jan Cottingham 2/10/2014 12:00 am

In a few weeks, a fully dismantled structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright will be carefully loaded into vehicles provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and moved some 1,300 miles west to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. It will then be carefully unloaded, moved to its new home on the museum's 120 acres and reassembled, piece by numbered piece.

J.B. Hunt Raises Dividend 33 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2014 11:06 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announces a regular quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share, up 33 percent from its previous quarterly dividend of 15 per share.

J.B. Hunt 4Q Profit Up 9 Percent to $92M

by Lance Turner 1/23/2014 08:21 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. reports record fourth-quarter net earnings of $92 million, or 77 cents diluted earnings per share, up from net earnings of $84 million, or 70 cents per share.

J.B. Hunt Makes Leadership Changes in Its Truck Unit

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2013 12:06 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announces the leadership changes in its Truck, or JBT, business unit.

Stockholders List Grows With Market, Bank Deal

by Gwen Moritz 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Walton family is still the richest in Arkansas, with publicly disclosed stockholdings worth $132.76 billion as of Nov. 8. But below the top spot, Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's top stockholders has seen some changes and new names.

Pryor, Boozman, Crawford Propose Hair Testing Legislation for Trucking Industry

by Lance Turner 10/31/2013 11:19 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., have proposed legislation that would instruct the U.S. Department of Transportation to recognize hair testing as an option when conducting drug and alcohol testing.

Medicare Fraud, Wal-Mart's 2015 Plans, News Jobs and Earnings in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 10/19/2013 11:22 am

In this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review," we look back on what could be the largest Medicare fraud in Arkansas history, Wal-Mart's capital expenditure plans for the next fiscal year, a hospital deal in Hot Springs, new jobs in Forrest City and a pack of Arkansas public company earnings.

J.B. Hunt Makes Supply Chain Savvy a Focus

by Chris Bahn 8/19/2013 12:00 am

Now a Fortune 500 company, J.B. Hunt branches out and makes rank in other lists as a third-party logistics provider - moving and installing products for consumers.

Arkansas Public Companies See Mixed Stock Results After Recession

by Jan Cottingham 7/22/2013 12:00 am

Four years after the recession, a look at the stock performance of the 18 publicly traded companies headquartered in Arkansas shows mixed results.

J.B. Hunt 2Q Earnings Rise 9 Percent

by Jan Cottingham 7/15/2013 02:01 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services announces second-quarter earnings of $87.7 million, an increase of almost 9 percent compared with the year-earlier quarter.

J.B. Hunt Settles Discrimination Case Brought By EEOC, Will Review Hiring Policies

by Chris Bahn 7/1/2013 05:04 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is reviewing its company hiring policy and has settled a racial discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Dear Feds, Stop This Regulation (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/1/2013 12:00 am

While the federal government allows trucking companies to share test results from urine tests from drivers, they are not allowed to share information gleamed from follicle testing.

Mark Simmons Named Northwest Arkansas Council Co-Chair

by Chris Bahn 6/26/2013 03:01 pm

Mark Simmons, chairman of Simmons Foods Inc. in Siloam Springs, has been named as the next presiding co-chair of the Northwest Arkansas Council, where he says he'll focus on a five-year plan aimed at helping the region grow.

Truck Driver Hair Testing Moves Forward at J.B. Hunt

by Chris Bahn 6/24/2013 12:00 am

J.B. Hunt became the first major transportation company to incorporate hair testing seven years ago. Other companies have since followed suit, despite the additional costs and the fact that results cannot be shared with others in the industry.

Revenue Doesn't Equal Profits at Publicly Traded Companies

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2013 12:00 am

No. 1 on the Arkansas Business list of public companies is also No. 1 among the Fortune 500 list of the biggest publicly traded companies: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville.

After Alltel, Sharilyn Gasaway Didn't Have to Look Far To Land at J.B. Hunt

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

A member of the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2007, Sharilyn Gasaway currently serves on the boards of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Genesis Energy LP of Houston and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. of Overland Park, Kan. Throw in her service on the Arkansas Children's Hospital board and Gasaway finds herself with plenty to do.