Trade J.B. Hunt Transport Services
J.B. Hunt Transportation Services, Inc. is an American transportation and logistics company based in Lowell, Arkansas. It was founded by Johnny Bryan Hunt and Gunnell Hunt in Arkansas on August 10, 1961. By 1983, J.B Hunt had grown to become the 80 largest trucking companies in the United States with revenues of $623.47 million. At the time J.B. Hunt was running 550 tractors, 1049 trailers, and had approximately 1,050 employees. J.B. Hunt operates primarily on large semi-trailer trucks and provides transportation services throughout the United States of America, Canada and mainland Mexico. The company currently employs more than 24,000 trucks and operates more than 12,000 trucks. The company's fleet consists of more than 100,000 trailers and containers. company was founded in 1961. By 1983, J.B Hunt became a public company and grew into the third largest trucking company in U.S.In 1989, J.B. Hunt Transport began in partnership with Rail to provide multimedia transportation. The initial rail partnership with the former Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railways (now part of the BNSF Railway) has since grown to other first-class rail lines including Norfolk South, CSX, NN and KCS. The company's operations are spread across four commercial sectors (multimedia transport, contract services, logistics and truck-load freight) and provide delivery services in the United States, Canada and mainland Mexico. Two thirds of the company's revenue and profits come from multimedia. The company provided a dedicated service in 1993.