J.B. Hunt Transport Services

J.B. Hunt Transport Services

J.B. Hunt tractor-trailer

J.B. Hunt started out as a trucking enterprise and has kept to that focus as it serves customers throughout North America from its Lowell, Arkansas, headquarters. It primarily provides trucking and intermodal services in addition to supply chain solutions. The company had its best profit ever in 2013, and it ascended to the Fortune 500 for the first time.

J.B. Hunt has 18,467 employees, located in the 48 contiguous states of the United States. The company reported $5.2 billion in revenue in 2013 due to an increase of 13 percent in loads moved by the intermodal division.

J.B Hunt utilizes customized chassis and trailer equipment. The trailers are designed to be stacked on top of each other when loaded on to rail cars, and the chassis are designed to function only with matching trailers.

J.B. Hunt is No. 3 on the JOC Top 50 Trucking Companies list for 2013, and it also holds the No. 13 spot on JOC’s Top 40 Global 3PLs.

27 Aug 2015
The brewer of Budweiser is greening its St. Louis-based truck fleet, replacing diesel models with CNG-powered tractors that will haul 31 million cases of beer this fall. The fleet conversion is part of a long-term plan to cut logistics-related carbon emissions 15 percent by 2017.
13 Aug 2015
The 28 percent drop in retail diesel fuel prices in the second quarter cut shipper transportation expenses and boosted trucking profits, with the publicly owned motor carriers tracked by JOC.com increasing their combined operating profit by 13 percent. Higher sustainable profits in turn fuel the expansion of capacity needed by shippers.
28 Jul 2015
If U.S. shippers feel less pain when it comes time to pay freight bills this year, they can thank the worldwide oil glut. With the third quarter under way, the very significant impact of the collapse in oil and fuel prices over the past year on U.S. freight transportation is clear.
17 Jul 2015
The loss of fuel surcharge revenue and a slower economy proved a drag on revenue for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, but didn't keep profits from rising at three of its four operating divisions.
07 Jul 2015
When J.B. Hunt reports lower second-quarter intermodal volumes next month the culprits will be U.S. West Coast port congestion and the intermodal marketing company’s own decision to sacrifice market share for higher rates, according to a BB&T Capital Markets report.
24 Apr 2015
Large, diversified truckload carriers found detours around the "soft patch" in the U.S. economy during the first quarter, with most increasing revenue and profit. A lack of drivers may have held back some companies.
14 Apr 2015
Stronger pricing, better equipment utilization and strong intermodal growth helped lift the Arkansas-based carrier's fiscal first quarter profit to $91.9 million.
20 Feb 2015
The publicly owned trucking companies tracked by JOC.com finished 2014 with $41.5 billion in combined revenue, a 10.9 percent improvement over 2013 attributed to growing industrial output, imports, exports and consumer confidence.
22 Jan 2015
Three straight quarters of stronger U.S.
14 Oct 2014
U.S. shippers turned to J.B. Hunt Transport Services for capacity in the third quarter, whether moving goods on road or on rail. The carrier increased intermodal volumes 8 percent year-over-year in the quarter, despite slower train speeds and limited drayage capacity.