J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced the Company has been recognized by Walmart for Innovative Excellence in Transportation for 2012.
In a letter of commendation to J.B. Hunt, Rob Kusiciel, Vice President Walmart Inbound Transportation, and Ken Braunbach, Senior Director of Transportation, wrote: “We are aware of the operational challenges and financial pressures the transportation industry continues to face. Your ability to rise above these obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence. We look forward to continuing our rewarding partnership for the years to come.”
John N. Roberts, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of J.B. Hunt, said, “J.B. Hunt prides itself on being an industry leader in finding creative and novel solutions to the transportation needs of our customers. We truly appreciate this recognition from Walmart and look forward to continuing our work together optimizing their transportation network.”
Through capitalizing all resources – Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Final Mile, Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truckload – J.B. Hunt has the ability to provide comprehensive solutions to nearly every supply chain network. This enterprise approach allows J.B. Hunt to fully integrate the increasingly complicated and multiple transportation requirements of customers into a seamless process.About J.B. Hunt J.B. Hunt Transport focuses on providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-oriented solutions centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service. 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.