Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

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.

Arkansas Children's Building 'Tapestry of Support' for Planned NWA Hospital

by Sarah Campbell 8/3/2016 9:36 am

Since announcing plans for a freestanding children's hospital in Springdale a year ago, Arkansas Children's Inc. has been visiting with community leaders to build "a tapestry of support" for the project.

J.B. Hunt Lowers Expectations After 2Q Earnings Report

by Marty Cook 7/18/2016 10:08 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell revised its 2016 financial expectations after reporting second-quarter earnings Monday.

Billions in Safety Costs Pay Off for Truckers

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations released a report on a 2015 study that showed that the trucking industry spends $9.5 billion a year on safety initiatives. The investments are proving to be worth it.

Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt’s BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust is no more.

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.