Tagged: John Roberts

JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says it will give $2.25 million in grants to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville for programs to increase diversity, inclusion and sustainability in the supply chain. read more >

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

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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 >

Walmart Still No. 1 on Fortune 500 List

Walmart Still No. 1 on Fortune 500 List

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Arkansas companies Walmart Inc. of Bentonville, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell and Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock made this year's Fortune 500 list. read more >

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

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The American consumer culture and the supply chain it depends on have both been put to the test by the restrictions and safety precautions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

J.B. Hunt To Pay Employees Bonus

J.B. Hunt To Pay Employees Bonus

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell said it would pay a $500 bonus for drivers and field personnel for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

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Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas’ business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

J.B. Hunt to Buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100M

J.B. Hunt to Buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100M

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says that its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., has agreed to buy Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million. The move will grow its Final Mile division to 100 locations and more than 3.1 million SF of warehouse and facilities space. read more >

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

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Arkansas and 19 other Republican-led states are taking their shot at dismantling the Affordable Care Act, rekindling the anxieties of health care executives who fear thousands of Arkansans could lose insurance coverage. read more >