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John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Sees Q4 Profit Fall on Weaker Demand

The company reported a 27% decline in volume in its Integrated Capacity Solutions segment. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Announces Carbon Emission Reduction Goal

The company said it would focus on three areas to reach the target: alternative-powered equipment, more biogenic fuel usage and better miles per gallon from its diesel vehicles. read more >
John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Revenue Again Tops $3.8B, Profit Rises 35% in Q3

The company reported stronger production across its segments, especially in intermodal. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Expands Transloading to Seattle and Laredo

Both new operations will enable J.B. Hunt to transfer customers’ international freight to equipment for domestic transport using the company’s transportation assets and capacity solutions. read more >
A Google Street View image of the former Best Auto site on Sunset Avenue in Springdale in 2019
Real Estate / Retail / Transportation

Vaping Retailer Acquires Springdale Lot for $750KLock Icon

The lot covers nearly an acre and has a 1,120-SF office. read more >
J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson announces the newly named J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management for Walton College to a crowd of employees and University of Arkansas faculty and students.
Education / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt-UA Partnership Is Key Supply Chain Link

The transportation giant gave the school another $1.5 million — bumping its total gifts to more than $7 million since 2014 — so the university naming it the J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management came as no surprise. read more >
J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson announces the newly named J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management for Walton College to a crowd of employees and University of Arkansas faculty and students.
Education / Public Companies / Transportation

UA and J.B. Hunt Cement Supply Chain Partnership

The logistics giant is donating another $1.5 million to the university's supply chain program, which will be renamed. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

Shelley Simpson Named President of J.B. Hunt

John Roberts, who has served as president and CEO since 2011, will remain as CEO and continue to serve on the board of directors. read more >
John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt’s Revenue, Income Rises in Q2

CEO John Roberts said he was pleased with how the company handled labor and equipment challenges during the quarter. read more >
A Waymo Via autonomous truck being tested by J.B. Hunt
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Adds Wayfair to Driverless Trucking Pilot

The Wayfair pilot will last six weeks beginning next month along the I-45 corridor between Houston and Dallas. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

Jeff Loggins Elected Chairman of Arkansas Trucking Association

He's the president & CEO of Loggins Logistics of Jonesboro. read more >
A rendering of one of the buildings at the PURE Lowell apartment complex
Construction / Real Estate

ERC Plans Lowell Apartment Complex

Work is expected to begin in 2023 near the corporate headquarters of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc read more >
Craig Harper, chief operations officer at J.B. Hunt, shows off one of the five FUSO eCanter all-electric medium-duty box trucks the company has added to its private fleet.
Public Companies / Transportation

Craig Harper, Johnnie Hunt and Good ChemistryLock Icon

How a dental school graduate wound up as an executive at one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies. read more >
Investments / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Transportation

The Costs of Innovation (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Reports on three Arkansas companies last week underline some of what’s driving innovations in mobility and the high costs of forging new paths in the industry. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Profit Up 66% in Q1

On a per-share basis, the company said it had net income of $2.29. read more >
John Roberts III, the CEO and president of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in Lowell.
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts Gets Pay Boost

His compensation in 2021 was about 112 times greater than the median employee income. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Plans Intermodal Expansion with BNSF

The Lowell-based company is aiming for a 40% increase in containers. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson with members of the Arkansas Council on Future Mobility (from left) Alan Mantooth, council chairman Cyrus Sigari, council members state Secretary of Transportation Lorie Tudor, state Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston and Canoo Inc. CEO Tony Aquila.
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Governor Sets Goals for Council on Future Mobility, Names Members

The council's work will “lay the foundation for Arkansas leadership in the transportation industry for decades to come," the governor said. read more >
J.B. Hunt Transport Services says its new segment for Final Mile Services is the largest final mile asset network in the U.S.
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Acquiring Zenith Freight Lines for $87M

The deal will expand J.B. Hunt's Final Mile services segment. It's expected to close next month. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Reports Big Jump in Q4 Income

Earnings per share increased to $2.28 from $1.44 a year ago. read more >