Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2018: Kirk Thompson

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

At just 26 years old, Kirk Thompson found himself working as the chief financial officer for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, which was experiencing explosive growth with $20 million in revenue.

Gender Diversity on Company Boards Accelerates in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Since November 2014, the last time Arkansas Business measured the estrogen fueling the state’s publicly traded companies, the number of women directors has grown by more than 40 percent, and the number of all-male boards has been cut in half.

JB Hunt 4Q Earnings Up 228 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/18/2018 10:40 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports fourth-quarter net earnings of $385.3 million, more than double the $117.6 million recorded for the fourth quarter of 2016.

J.B. Hunt Announces Expectations for 4Q Earnings

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/28/2017 10:24 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced Thursday that it expects earnings for the fourth quarter to be between $85 million and $90 million, or 77 cents to 82 cents per share.

Tesla Aims to Electrify Big Rigs; Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt Want In

by Associated Press 11/17/2017 11:06 am

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2017 9:46 am

Four leaders who have made contributions to the finance and banking, fitness, transportation and steel industries make up the 2018 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

JB Hunt 3Q Earnings Down 8 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/13/2017 10:33 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell (Nasdaq: JBHT) reported third-quarter net earnings of $100.4 million, down 8 percent year-over-year.

JB Hunt Buys Special Logistics Dedicated LLC for $136M

by Lance Turner 7/21/2017 7:06 am

Publicly traded logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell agrees to buy Special Logistics Dedicated LLC of Houston for $136 million. The company said the move will expand its e-commerce delivery platform.

JB Hunt 2Q Net Income Down 7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 11:54 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports second-quarter net income of $97.9 million, down nearly 7 percent from the same quarter last year.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

Steve Williams Leaves Arkansas Trucking Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

After serving for more than two decades, Steve Williams of Maverick USA in North Little Rock stepped down from the board.

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.