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May 3, 2019 4:15 AM, EDT

J.B. Hunt Adds First Enterprise Sales Office in Mexico

J.B. Hunt headquarters The new J.B. Hunt Mexico office will consolidate sales, operations and customer support for intermodal and highway services into one centralized location in the country. (TruckPR/Flickr)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced subsidiary J.B. Hunt Mexico opened an “enterprise sales branch” in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico, the first such office in the country for the company.

The new office will consolidate sales, operations and customer support for intermodal and highway services into one centralized location in the country. J.B. Hunt has provided services in Mexico for more than 25 years and has a presence in Mexico City, Guadalajara, San Luis Potosi and Monterrey, according to the Lowell, Ark.-based company.

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“We wanted to create something that was truly unique for Mexico, and this new office provides a hybrid of services that will help us better serve our customers and grow our client base,” Chief Commercial Officer Shelley Simpson said in a statement. “We’re excited to join the rapidly growing business community in Querétaro.”

Querétaro has been recognized as one of the best Latin America cities to do business in by América Economía and is often regarded as one of the safest in the country. Many Fortune 500 companies are located in Querétaro, earning it a reputation as a center for industrial development. J.B. Hunt’s new office is the 45th enterprise sales branch for the company.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services ranks No. 4 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America and No. 4 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America. — Transport Topics