J.B. Hunt

Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Reports Mixed Fourth-Quarter Results

A J.B. Hunt truck on Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville, Ky. John Sommers II for Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported mixed results in the fourth quarter of 2018, with a slump in intermodal shipments and charges related to an ongoing arbitration dispute with BNSF Railway overshadowing strong gains in its dedicated contract carriage, freight brokerage and over-the-road trucking businesses.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 17, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Moves Aggressively Into Final-Mile Sector With Purchase

J.B. Hunt Workers for Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery unload a tractor-trailer of furniture. (Bill Green)

In an effort to strengthen its position in the growing final-mile trucking sector, J.B. Hunt on Jan. 8 announced it is purchasing Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 9, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service

Delivery Justin Osborne, driver for J.B. Hunt delivers kitchen appliance. (Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News)

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: Help J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. win the battle for new delivery riches spurred by e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Takes Delivery of First All-Electric Trucks

J.B. Hunt's eCanter One of the eCanter electric trucks purchased by J.B. Hunt. (J.B. Hunt Transport Services)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has made its first purchase of electric-powered trucks, acquiring five medium-duty eCanter box trucks from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. for use in making deliveries in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., and in the greater Houston area in Texas.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
December 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

J.B. Hunt, Project44 Collaborate on J.B. Hunt 360

J.B. Hunt 360 J.B. Hunt 360

J.B. Hunt Transport Services will enter a technology collaboration with project44, a visibility platform for shippers and 3PL firms.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

J.B. Hunt 360 Perks Taps Pilot Flying J, Goodyear, SiriusXM

JB Hunt 360 Perks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt, SiriusXM, Pilot Flying J and Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. have announced a rewards program that they said will help carriers save money, spend more time driving and have an overall better experience.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2018
Business, Technology

J.B. Hunt Profits Power Up 55% in 2Q; Revenues Rise 24%

J.B. Hunt truck J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported second-quarter net earnings of $151.7 million, or $1.37 a share, up 55% from $97.9 million and 88 cents per share in the second quarter of 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
July 16, 2018
Government, Business

J.B. Hunt Heads to High Court

J.B. Hunt driver TruckPR

J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exempt truckers from California’s law on meal and rest breaks and certain provisions of the state’s wage and labor law.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2018

J.B. Hunt Profits Grow Significantly Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced that profits more than tripled in the fourth quarter, although, as will be the case across multiple industries, the results were bolstered by a significant tax credit related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed last month.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2018

J.B. Hunt Estimates 4Q Revenue Will Grow More Than 10%

J.B. Hunt truck Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

J.B. Hunt predicted earnings between $85 million and $90 million for the fourth quarter, a decline of 20-30% versus the final three months of 2016. Financial statements will be formally released Jan. 18.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 28, 2017