Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

J.B. Hunt Gives $5M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Mark Friedman 5/19/2016 10:23 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell announces a $5 million donation to Arkansas Children's Hospital's northwest Arkansas hospital, now under construction in Springdale.

Arkansas Trucking Firms Work To Diversify Industry

by Marty Cook 5/16/2016 12:00 am

A quick scan of boards for trucking companies based in Arkansas reveals, as one might expect, a heavy dose of white males. Changing that, executives said, is not just a matter of political correctness but also sound business.

One Bank & Trust Capitalization Plan Forms

by George Waldon 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust hasn’t generated a normal quarterly profit since the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ousted Layton “Scooter” Stuart as CEO in September 2012.

Arkansas Trucking Association Shows Love for Veterans

by Marty Cook 5/9/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Trucking Association plans to put together a slide show of military veterans employed by its member companies, noting when and for which branch they served, to present before the keynote speech of its annual business conference May 19 at the Little Rock Marriott.

JB Hunt to Create Task Force to Study Anti-Discrimination Proposal

by Marty Cook 4/26/2016 11:19 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell said it would appoint a task force in response to a shareholders vote on an anti-discrimination proposal April 21.

JB Hunt Shareholders Approve Anti-Discrimination Proposal

by Marty Cook 4/22/2016 4:27 pm

A majority of shareholders of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell votes for an anti-discrimination proposal that the company’s board of directors had recommended against.

JB Hunt 1Q Net Income Up 9 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 9:35 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $100.1 million, up from $91.9 million from the same quarter of 2015.

Burton Weis Lands at J.B. Hunt

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis is now director of driver personnel at J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. of Lowell.

J.B. Hunt Executives See Salaries Rise in 2015

by Marty Cook 3/11/2016 9:03 am

John Roberts III, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, earned $1 million more in 2015 than he did in 2014.

JB Hunt 4Q Net Income Up 6 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2016 11:01 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Thursday reported fourth quarter net earnings of $116.7 million, up about 6 percent from the same quarter last year.

Truckers Pleased by Transportation Bill, Reform of Safety Ratings

by Marty Cook 1/11/2016 12:00 am

The act, all 1,300 pages of it, contains many provisions small and large, although the main thrust of the bill is the $305 billion in infrastructure spending and transit development during the next five years.

J.B. Hunt Settles Software Dispute with MercuryGate

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2015 7:10 am

The brief legal battle between J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell and MercuryGate International Inc. of Cary, North Carolina, is over.

List of Top Stockholders in Arkansas Sees Retailers' Stock Fortunes Plummet

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2015 12:00 am

The Waltons are in no danger of losing the top spot on Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s top stockholders, with $99 billion in just those stock holdings that they are required to disclose publicly under U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission regulations.

J.B. Hunt to Add 1,000 Jobs Over 6 Years

by Marty Cook 12/9/2015 2:45 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced Wednesday that it will add 1,000 jobs in Arkansas over the next six years.

J.B. Hunt Names Stuart Scott CIO, EVP

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 8:57 am

J.B. Hunt says that Kay Lewis, chief information officer and executive vice president of technology and engineering, will retire and that it has hired Stuart Scott to take over the post on Jan. 1.

Wal-Mart’s Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

J.B. Hunt VP Erin Taylor on Seeing Safety in Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

In 2014, Taylor was promoted to vice president of finance for the ICS division, which reported revenue of $718 million in 2014.

Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

by Marty Cook 11/20/2015 2:05 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.

Oklahoma Investor Buys Mountain View Apartments in Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Raymond Merrill, through his Levi Storage Center LLC, paid $4.5 million for the 114-unit Mountain View Apartments on South Silverado Drive in Fayetteville. RCB Bank of Broken Arrow assisted the purchase with a loan of $3.825 million.

JB Hunt 3Q Profit Up 12 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2015 9:55 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $115.1 million, or 99 cents per share. Income is an increase of 12.4 percent from the $102.4 million the company reported for the same quarter of 2014.