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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.

JB Hunt 3Q Profit Up, But Misses Analyst Estimates

by Associated Press 10/15/2013 2:17 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. says third-quarter net income rose 15 percent as revenue improved across business segments.

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 2:01 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 5:04 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 3:01 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.

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.

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.

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.

Wal-Mart No. 1 on Fortune 500 List; Windstream Joins for First Time

by Lance Turner and Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 8:47 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville regains the top spot on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's largest corporations. Meanwhile, Windstream Corp. of Little Rock joins the list for the first time, ranking No. 414.

Maverick USA, JB Hunt Lead Trucking Performance

by Jan Cottingham 4/29/2013 12:00 am

2012 proved to be a mixed year for trucking revenue in Arkansas, though three standout performers — two good, one not so much — blew by their peers on the list of the largest trucking companies doing business in the state.

Johnelle Hunt: Continuity Key for Growth, Culture at J.B. Hunt

by Chris Bahn 4/29/2013 12:00 am

Motivated by the possibility of failure, bolstered by innovative thinking and energized by promising young hires who would work their way to the top of the company, J.B. Hunt Transport eventually matched — and exceeded — J.B. Hunt’s vision for what the business could become.

Virtual Tech Keeps Trucks on the Road

by Chris Bahn 4/22/2013 12:00 am

USA Truck has outfitted six of the trucks in its fleet with an onboard diagnostics program as part of a pilot program offered by Daimler.

One Bank Selects Jim Schnoes as New Financial Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust has tapped Jim Schnoes, chief financial officer of FTJ Group LLC of Rogers and a former senior vice president at J.B. Hunt Transportation, as its new chief financial officer.

J.B. Hunt 1Q Profit Rises 8 Percent But EPS Misses Estimate

by Chris Bahn 4/11/2013 4:57 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Thursday announced first-quarter earnings of $73.3 million, up more than 8 percent from the same quarter last year.

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