Our Journey: 2014 Wreaths Across America

Dec 17 2014

Our Journey: 2014 Wreaths Across America
J.B. Hunt driver Michael C. was greeted by hundreds of employees on Thursday, December 11, as he pulled up to the corporate office’s circle drive in a military wrapped 2015 Freightliner Cascadia that reads, “Supporting our troops in service and at home.” After a week full of key exchange ceremonies, our final Wreaths Across America […] Read more

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Trucking Safety: Animal Strikes

Dec 10 2014

Trucking Safety: Animal Strikes
Safety while driving is more than wearing your seat belt and keeping a safe following distance. Knowing how to be prepared for what nature throws your way every month is crucial for those who make a living on the road. Between October and December, more deer-vehicle strikes happen than any other time of year, according […] Read more

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Giving Back: Wreaths Across America

Dec 04 2014

Giving Back: Wreaths Across America
We are happy to share that we will be participating in the 2014 annual Wreaths Across America campaign. On December 13, National Wreaths Across America Day, more than half a million fallen heroes will have wreaths placed on their graves in remembrance of the sacrifices made by veterans and their families. As a company, we […] Read more

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Home on the Road: Tips for Being Away

Dec 02 2014

Home on the Road: Tips for Being Away
Being away from home is never easy – this is especially true for truck drivers who are on the road for an extended period of time. We know some days are more difficult than others. So, while sometimes all you need is a home-cooked meal and a warm embrace, we’ve compiled a quick list of […] Read more

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Holidays on the Road

Nov 26 2014

Holidays on the Road
As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to take a minute to remind you of some of our efforts to make this difficult time of year a little easier for you, our drivers. We know being away from your family during this season is tough, especially for our Truckload drivers who are gone for weeks […] Read more

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What is Transition Assistance Pay?

Nov 19 2014

What is Transition Assistance Pay?
So, you’re thinking about a driving job with J.B. Hunt and you’re confused about the lingo used in some of the job descriptions? Well, you’re not alone. Hop on over to our driving jobs page and you’ll see that many of our positions offer some type of monetary incentive for signing on, which is sometimes […] Read more

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Happy Veteran’s Day and So Much More

Nov 11 2014

Happy Veteran’s Day and So Much More
Happy Veteran’s Day. Such a simple phrase isn’t it? And yet those three words don’t even begin to articulate the gratitude we feel here for our veterans worldwide, but most especially our drivers.   A southern preacher once said, “Courage is not freedom of fear. It’s being afraid and having the courage to go on.”  Our […] Read more

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2014 Two and Three Million Mile Celebration

Oct 27 2014

2014 Two and Three Million Mile Celebration
Nearly 40 of our two and three Million Milers made their way to Northwest Arkansas last week to celebrate their great achievement with the company! After arriving Monday, the drivers gathered for the second annual Loads of Love, mingled with managers, grabbed dinner and prepared for the following day. Little did they know, our Million Milers […] Read more

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Giving Back: 2014 Loads of Love

Oct 24 2014

Giving Back: 2014 Loads of Love
Our two and three million drivers joined us at the second annual Loads of Love event on Monday night as they arrived in Northwest Arkansas for the Million Mile Celebration on Tuesday. Drivers gathered in assembly line fashion and packed up nearly 50 boxes of goods for our troops overseas – ranging from granola bars […] Read more

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I Found: A Secure Retirement at J.B. Hunt

Oct 15 2014

Flashback to 1986 when Gary O. was an OTR driver in truck number 752 – it was an International with a seven-speed transmission. Onboard computers did not exist and safety regulations were less strict. After driving for J.B. Hunt for more than 26 years and adapting to the ever-changing, fast paced trucking industry, Gary found […] Read more

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