Tagged: john roberts

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Profit Rises 6.5 Percent to $93.4M

by Marty Cook 7/15/2014 8:37 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports second-quarter profit of $93.4 million, or 79 cents per share, up 6.5 percent from $87.7 million, or 73 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. But CEO John Roberts III cited a "difficult driver recruiting environment" that has challenged growth.

J.B. Hunt Declares Dividend, Elects Directors

by Marty Cook 4/24/2014 2:34 pm

The board of directors of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share of its common stock.

Winter Weather Chills Profit at J.B. Hunt

by Lance Turner 4/14/2014 8:46 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported a 6 percent decline in first-quarter profit, as harsh winter weather disrupted rail and trucking operations.

House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Will Move to Crystal Bridges

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2014 1:51 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has acquired a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, in Somerset County, N.J. The museum will move the house to Bentonville.

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.

Eight 40 Under 40 Honorees Who Became CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business is proud to have featured a number of 40 Under 40 honorees who have gone on to the corner offices of publicly traded companies. Let’s count them.

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.

J.B. Hunt Shareholders Re-Elect Board, Roberts Outlines Plans For 2013

by Chris Bahn 4/25/2013 3:49 pm

All 11 members of the board of directors at J.B. Hunt Transports Service Inc. were reappointed during an annual meeting of shareholders Thursday in Lowell. The meeting included an overview of 2012 by CEO John Roberts III.

High Court Considered Congressional Intent in Class-action Decision

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2013 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Knowles v. Standard Fire rested on what Congress intended to do when it enacted class-action reforms eight years ago, according to Georgene Vairo, a law professor at Loyola Law School at Los Angeles who wrote a book on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.

J.B. Hunt President John Roberts Earned $3.4 Million For 2012

by Chris Bahn 3/14/2013 4:53 pm

John N. Roberts III president and chief executive officer of J.B. Hunt Transports Services Inc. in Lowell received $3,389,866 million in compensation during 2012, according to the company’s proxy filed Thursday.

John Roberts of JB Hunt to Lead 2013 Business Forecast in Rogers

by Mark Carter 1/9/2013 9:24 am

The Sam Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will host the 19th annual Business Forecast Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 8.

J.B. Hunt Raises Executives' Base Pay

by Jan Cottingham 10/30/2012 3:17 pm

The board of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has approved increases in the annual base salary the transportation firm pays four of its five top executives.