J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is a recognized transportation logistics company in North America. It was founded in 1969 when the company operated with five trucks and seven refrigerated trailers. Since then, J B Hunt has been on the road to success, J.B. was awarded last year by Fortune Magazine the best managed company for the second consecutive year. JB Hunt also received the Platinum 400 of America. In the same year ComputerWorld magazine recognized J.B. Hunt as the fourth best company to work for. Today, JB Hunt operates with a fleet of 9,900 tractors, 46,146 trailers and employees over 15,700 people.
Today J.B Hunt has diversified its services. The company now offers transportation logistics services, optimal alternatives that include truckload and intermodal transportation, dedicated logistics management, and e-business. The company began working with supply-chain value by a variety of engineered solutions.
J.B. boasts one of the highest revenues in the transportation industry. Today the J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock is trading on NASDAQ and participates of the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
J.B. offers an excellent work environment to all of its employees. To further demonstrate this, JB Hunt increased its workers salaries, and maintains an attractive benefits package which includes: healthcare plans (dental, medical and vision), disability and basic life insurance, accidental death and Dismemberment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, 401 (K) retirement plan.
J.B believes that employees are the most important asset in the company. His philosophy is that his employees make the difference between the other companies. For that reason, the companys mission is to give the best service to its clients and attract the best people to work with.