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ATA Welcomes J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. as Newest Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      

Contact: Sean McNally

October 24, 2017                                                                                            

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ATA Welcomes J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. as Newest Member
Lowell, Arkansas-based Carrier is Latest Industry Leader to Join Federation

 

Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations proudly welcomed J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. as the trucking group’s newest member.

 

“For years, J.B. Hunt has been a leader in our industry, which is why we’re pleased to have them as part of the ATA family once again,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Having them join ATA at this critical time for our industry is validation of the new direction we are taking this association in and we’re delighted that they are going to be helping us build trucking’s future.”

 

Founded in 1961, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is one of the largest transportation companies in the United States, ranking fourth on the Transport Topics 100 list of for-hire carriers.

 

“We are excited to join the American Trucking Associations and support their initiatives to create a better, more sustainable trucking industry,” said John Roberts, J.B. Hunt president and Chief Executive Officer. “The ATA remains a strong advocate and influencer within the industry, and J.B. Hunt looks forward to working with other ATA members to advance these issues and make our highways safer.”

 

“J.B. Hunt is proud to join more than 37,000 ATA members across the United States,” said Craig Harper, J.B. Hunt executive vice president of operations and Chief Operations Officer. “Truck drivers make up nearly two-thirds of our workforce, and as the industry continues to evolve, we owe it to our dedicated employees to be at the forefront of the conversation.”

 

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and NASDAQ-100 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions for a variety of customers throughout North America. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company applies technology-driven methods to create the best solution for each customer, adding efficiency, flexibility, and value to their operations. J.B. Hunt services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, single source, final mile, and more. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT and is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.

 

American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on Facebook. Trucking Moves America Forward

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