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J.B. Hunt, Tyson and Hard Times (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Two of Arkansas’ biggest companies are confronting tough markets with age-old strategies. read more >
Shelley Simpson, president of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., says the freight recession is more of an inventory correction, as consumer buying habits change after the pandemic.
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Trucking Firms Ready to Ride Out A Freight RecessionLock Icon

Global companies may weather the storm, but smaller truckers are at risk. read more >
Kirk Thompson, board chair of J.B. Hunt Transport Services and former CEO
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Celebrates Kirk Thompson’s 50 Years

Thompson, a member of the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, served as the company’s CEO from 1987 to 2011 when he became the chairman. read more >
John Roberts III, CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt CEO’s Compensation Rises

Other executives at the Lowell-based company also received higher total compensation in 2022. read more >
J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts III, left, and President Shelley Simpson
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J.B. Hunt Announces 2023 Executive Raises

The raises for CEO John Roberts III, President Shelley Simpson and others come after profit increased 27% in 2022. read more >
Shelley Simpson, president of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, talks to Shannon Hendrix, senior vice president and chief administrator at Arkansas Children's Northwest of Springdale, during the 2022 Women's Foundation of Arkansas Power of the Purse luncheon.
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The Power Of the Purse (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A look at the this year's honorees for the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas's Power of the Purse fundraiser. read more >
Shelley Simpson has worked for J.B. Hunt for 28 years, 15 of those in executive leadership roles. Now she's been named president of the company.
Education / Public Companies / Transportation

Shelley Simpson’s Name Game at UALock Icon

Talk about pressure to do well in school … 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 >
Shelley Simpson has worked for J.B. Hunt for 28 years, 15 of those in executive leadership roles. Now she's been named president of the company.
Public Companies / Transportation

Shelley Simpson Named President At J.B. Hunt (Super Mover)

The promotion is part of a new management structure for the company. 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, 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 >
Government & Politics / Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Christmas in January (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

The prospects for a hectic holiday shipping season remain high. read more >
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported $2.91 billion in quarterly revenue on July 19.
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Arkansas Transport Companies Hauling In Revenue

Things are going well for the state’s publicly traded transportation companies, and not just because the Interstate 40 bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Memphis and West Memphis finally reopened. 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 >
The J.B. Hunt Tower at 5100 J.B. Hunt Drive in Rogers.
Business Services / Investments / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts Sees Pay Rise

CEO John Roberts of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell saw his total compensation increase in 2020 but he wasn't the highest earning executive at the company. read more >
Craig Harper, Shelley Simpson
Public Companies

JBHT Announces New Leadership Roles

J.B. Hunt Transports Services Inc. of Lowell announced several executive leadership changes Tuesday. read more >
Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in Lowell, talks with CEO John Roberts during the FreightWaves virtual conference.
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After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts and Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer, participated in FreightWaves’ virtual fall conference earlier this month and gave some color to how the company’s technological pursuit led to its newfound success. read more >
Stephanie Thomas, associate professor of Practice of Supply Chain Management in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, speaks at the 2019 WISE Symposium.
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UA Symposium Helps With WISE Decisions

The University of Arkansas is holding a star-studded virtual symposium on Oct. 23. read more >
Arkansas Business Associate Publisher Chris Bahn interviews Arkansas Children's CEO Marcy Doderer at the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.
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Apply Now for Arkansas Business’ Executive Leadership Academy

Arkansas Business will host its first virtual Executive Leadership Academy this fall. Applications are now open and the deadline to apply for the program is July 31. read more >