Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

Customer Demand Drives Final Mile Industry

by Marty Cook 5/15/2017 12:00 am

The “final mile” of shipping items purchased online — experts call it a $13 billion market — is tantalizing for shippers even as it is putting pressure on retailers’ margins.

Johnelle Hunt Closes ATA Conference

by Marty Cook 5/4/2017 6:22 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, was the featured speaker at the Arkansas Trucking Association's annual conference at the Hammons Centers in Rogers.

Shelley Simpson Promoted At JB Hunt

by Marty Cook 5/3/2017 2:12 pm

Shelley Simpson has been named chief commercial officer and president of Highway Services at J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell.

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

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

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.

J.B. Hunt 1Q Revenue Up 7 Percent

by Marty Cook 4/17/2017 10:22 am

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.

Experts Predict Breakout Companies in Arkansas Will Be Digital

by Marty Cook 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Ask experts around the state to name the next Arkansas company to break out financially, and you’re liable to get a nonanswer, but the experts do predict one thing: The next Big Thing in Arkansas will come in the digital field.

J.B. Hunt Opens Enterprise Sales Office in Toronto

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2017 9:45 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says it has opened a new enterprise sales branch in Toronto, the first such office in Canada for the company.

JB Hunt Gives $2.7M to Set Up Innovation Center at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/22/2017 7:09 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced Wednesday a $2.75 million grant to the University of Arkansas.

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

by Marty Cook 3/9/2017 3:34 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.

J.B. Hunt 4Q Income Up 1 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2017 9:21 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Thursday reported fourth-quarter income of $117.5 million, up from $116.7 million in the same quarter a year ago.

J.B. Hunt, BNSF Request Intermodal Arbitration

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2017 3:08 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell and BNSF Railway Co. of Fort Worth requested the revenue sharing of its Joint Service Agreement be decided by arbitration.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2016 12:00 am

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

JB Hunt Settles Discrimination Case with Sikh Drivers

by Associated Press 11/15/2016 7:19 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has agreed to pay $260,000 to settle discrimination complaints by four Sikh drivers who were denied jobs for refusing to take drug tests that would have violated their religious beliefs.

JB Hunt Opens Sales Branch in Denver

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/1/2016 10:02 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced on Monday that it has opened a new enterprise sales branch in Denver.

JB Hunt 3Q Earnings Down 3 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/17/2016 9:57 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Monday reported third-quarter net earnings of $109.4 million, down 5 percent from the same time last year.

Johnelle Hunt: Notes on Leading a Billion-Dollar Company, Raising a Family

by Nicola Kavanagh-Trinidade 9/30/2016 5:00 pm

Johnelle Hunt is a business icon who mainly wanted to be a full-time wife and mom. It didn’t work out that way.

JB Hunt Family Donates $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 11:09 am

The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt family donates $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest in Springdale.

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

by Gwen Moritz 8/29/2016 12:00 am

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.

Business Icons: Johnelle Hunt in for Long Haul with Northwest Arkansas Development

by Marty Cook 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Hunt Ventures has thrived under Johnelle Hunt’s leadership — which she said is because she has such a talented team supporting her. Hunt Ventures owns and manages more than 1 million SF of space in northwest Arkansas and recently built the 10-story Hunt Tower in Rogers.

J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson on Keeping Lanes Open for Diversity

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

In addition to serving as CMO and EVP of J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell, Shelley Simpson, 44, is president of the company’s Truckload and Integrated Capacity Solutions divisions.

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