J.B.Hunt Appoints Simpson Chief Commercial Officer

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. appointed Shelley Simpson chief commercial officer, the company said.

She will oversee the commercialization of J.B Hunt 360, the company’s next-generation supply chain solution, and its implementation within enterprise sales, the Lowell, Ark.-based company said.

In addition, Simpson will serve as president of the newly established highway services area, which was created to help unify the management of all asset and nonasset J.B. Hunt services in its truckload and integrated capacity solutions business units.

Simpson will continue overseeing the direction of sales and marketing and remain executive vice president.

J.B. Hunt ranks No. 4 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire companies.

It also ranks No. 2 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America.