J.B. Hunt Transport Services completed the purchase of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery on Feb. 15, the Lowell, Ark.-based transportation company and logistics firm announced.February 19, 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services will enter a technology collaboration with project44, a visibility platform for shippers and 3PL firms.November 28, 2018
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.August 27, 2018
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.
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.