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J.B. Hunt Reports Big Jump in Q4 Income

Earnings per share increased to $2.28 from $1.44 a year ago. read more >
A Waymo Via autonomous truck being tested by J.B. Hunt
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Extends Partnership With Waymo

A pilot program for Waymo's autonomous vehicles will continue. read more >
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Construction / Nonprofits / Real Estate

Children’s Safety Center Receives $1.3M Grant for Campus Expansion

It follows a $3 million donation from the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family. read more >
Johnelle Hunt, who co-founded J.B. Hunt with her late husband, will receive the Legacy of Leadership Award at the 33rd Annual Arkansas Business of the Year ceremony. 
Nonprofits / Transportation

Hunt Family Donates $3 Million to Children’s Safety Center

A new 15,000-SF building will be named in the family's honor. read more >
Bill Schwyhart
Investments / Legal

Northwest Arkansas Developer Bill Schwyhart Dies at 64

With the backing of trucking magnate J.B. Hunt, he helped spark an explosion of commercial property growth in Rogers. read more >
Education / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Funds UA Endowment Scholarship

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell gave $1 million for an endowed scholarship fund at the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business. read more >
Rob Walton, Jim Walton and Alice Walton present the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2019 Walmart shareholders meeting in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas’ Top Stockholders: 2020 Very Good for Walton Family Fortune

Arkansas’ richest family has had a good year financially. The heirs of Sam Walton own publicly traded stock valued collectively at more than $205 billion. read more >
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Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt’s ExitLock Icon

Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >
Bill Schwyhart
Banking & Finance / Investments / Legal / Real Estate

Alleged Schwyhart Bankruptcy Fraud Draws Scrutiny

The June 22-24 bankruptcy fraud trial of Bill and Carolyn Schwyhart in Dallas is expected to produce a ruling from Bankruptcy Judge Harlin Hale during the next few days. read more >
Johnelle & J.B. Hunt
Education / Nonprofits

Hunt Family Donates $5M to UA Baseball

The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family will donate $5 million to the new baseball clubhouse for the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. read more >
Johnelle Hunt says she would have been happy to stay home, cook, sew and take care of the children. Her husband had other ideas.
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Walton College to Host Supply Chain Hall of Fame

The University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business will serve as host for the Supply Chain Hall of Fame in Rogers for the next five years. read more >
Johnelle and J.B. Hunt
Public Companies / Transportation

JB Hunt to Be Inducted into Supply Chain Hall of Fame

Johnnie Bryan Hunt, the founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, will be a member of the inaugural class inducted into the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional Hall of Fame. read more >
Johnelle Hunt says she would have been happy to stay home, cook, sew and take care of the children. Her husband had other ideas.

Business Icons: Johnelle Hunt in for Long Haul with Northwest Arkansas Development

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. read more >
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7 Arkansas Companies on Fortune 500 List

Seven firms based in Arkansas find themselves on the lastest list of Fortune 500 companies. Wal-Mart of Bentonville once again tops the list. read more >
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Johnelle Hunt on Shifting Gears After Trucking To Reach Pinnacle

Arkansas Business talks with Johnelle Hunt, who, along with her late husband, J.B., founded J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell. read more >
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One Bank Founding Traced to 1956 Organization of American National Bank

Five businessmen are recognized for planting the corporate seed for what developed into today’s One Bank & Trust of Little Rock. The venture was launched as American National Bank and morphed into its better-known incarnation as First American. read more >
Business Services / Education / Transportation

UA’s Walton College, J.B. Hunt Host Supply Chain Forum

Nearly 300 sales executives from across the United States who work for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. attended the company’s supply chain forum July 30-Aug. 1 on the University of Arkansas campus. read more >
Johnelle Hunt: “People need to know the struggles. And it should give them hope when they do hear the stories from the past. It shows them what is possible.”
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Johnelle Hunt: Continuity Key for Growth, Culture at J.B. Hunt

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. read more >
John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
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J.B. Hunt Shareholders Re-Elect Board, Roberts Outlines Plans For 2013

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. read more >
John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
Transportation

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

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. read more >