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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, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Revenue Soars, but Profits Lag in Third Quarter

J.B. Hunt J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported a big bump in revenue in the third quarter as higher rates boosted the top line for each of its four freight segments. Profits, however, did not keep pace as the company dealt with outstanding legal issues and absorbed start-up costs for several new large dedicated hauling contracts.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 16, 2018
Business

J.B. Hunt Reports Strong First-Quarter Revenue

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported first-quarter 2018 net earnings of $118.1 million, or $1.07 a share, up from $102.7 million, or 92 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2017. The Bloomberg analyst consensus forecast the carrier would report net income of $120.6 million, or $1.09 a share.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018