Driven To Support Women In Trucking

May 25 2016

Driven To Support Women In Trucking
Women from all walks of life – single, married, mothers, grandmothers, Veterans, travelers, home-bodies, pet owners, students and so on – are finding professional truck driving to be a rewarding career choice. Redefining trucking as an industry where women are welcome to excel and be empowered, is a message that the Women In Trucking Association […] Read more

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Driver Makes Bracelets for Charity While Off the Road

May 20 2016

Driver Makes Bracelets for Charity While Off the Road
You won’t find over-the-road driver, Gene, playing video games or watching movies during his down time at truck stops, he’s busy making paracord bracelets for charity. Proceeds from each bracelet sale go to the American Cancer Society and the Wounded Warrior Project, two charities that are dear to Gene and his wife, Cheryl’s heart. What was […] Read more

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Driver Finds Career Satisfaction Driving West Truckload

May 19 2016

Driver Finds Career Satisfaction Driving West Truckload
  “If I recommend another driver,” Carlos S., said, “it’s because it’s a good company.” Carlos is a successful J.B. Hunt driver with our West Truckload division, and he recently spoke with us about why he recommends the Western region to other drivers. Highly praised by his management, Carlos is an exemplary driver when it […] Read more

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J.B. Hunt Educates Students on the Benefits of Professional Truck Driving

May 13 2016

J.B. Hunt Educates Students on the Benefits of Professional Truck Driving
This week J.B. Hunt visited Holt Middle School to participate in their annual Financial Literacy Fair. As a way to educate and prepare children for their future, the school set up booths in the gym, each representing different expenses and decisions they will face in adulthood, such as healthcare, childcare, hygiene, entertainment and clothing. 5th […] Read more

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Professional Women Drivers: How Does Trucking Empower You?

May 13 2016

Professional Women Drivers: How Does Trucking Empower You?
For many women contemplating a new career, driving an 18-wheeler doesn’t usually cross their minds. Many are deterred from entering the transportation industry due to being told that it’s a man’s world, women can’t drive as well as men, one can’t be a mother and a driver, and that driving a truck means being alone […] Read more

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Honored to Drive “Support Our Troops” Trucks

May 11 2016

Honored to Drive “Support Our Troops” Trucks
J.B. Hunt is dedicated to hiring Veterans and honoring current Vet employees who represent our company on the road, at the terminal and in the office. We proudly support our troops by participating in special events such as Wreaths Across America, where 17 Veterans drive two “Support Our Troops” Freightliners, filled with pre-made wreaths, from […] Read more

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Woman Driver Doesn’t Sacrifice Home Time With Kids For Career

May 06 2016

Woman Driver Doesn’t Sacrifice Home Time With Kids For Career
On a cold, February morning, a J.B. Hunt driver climbs in the cab of a truck and heads down busy Atlanta highways, through narrow streets and packed rail yards. Cars frequently cut off tractor-trailers, but it doesn’t faze the driver. “No matter how many years you have, you don’t get cocky with this truck because […] Read more

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Driver Experience Survey Results Featured on the Harper Update

May 06 2016

Driver Experience Survey Results Featured on the Harper Update
We want to thank everyone who participated in the Driver Experience Survey, from drivers who gave their feedback to managers who promoted the survey. The survey results will be discussed during The Harper Update – A Live Webcast on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. CST. All drivers and business units are strongly encouraged to […] Read more

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Shelley Simpson is 2016 Distinguished Woman in Logistics

Apr 26 2016

Shelley Simpson is 2016 Distinguished Woman in Logistics
Shelley Simpson, the executive vice president, chief marketing officer and president of Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truckload, is the winner of the 2016 Women In Trucking’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award. Shelley was chosen among three finalists – Elizabeth Fretheim, logistics sustainability director at Walmart and Liz Lasater, logistics CEO at Red Arrow. Shelley was awarded during the […] Read more

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New Features in the DRIVE app you can’t miss!

Apr 21 2016

New Features in the DRIVE app you can’t miss!
It’s another busy day at the BNSF ramp in Dallas, TX.  A train has just pulled in and larger-than-life cranes are moving back and forth over the rail, picking containers up and carefully planting them on chassis.  Our Haslet terminal is so close that it’s hard to tell where our terminal ends and the rail […] Read more

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