J.B. Hunt Committed To 100,000 Jobs Mission’s New Goal For Hiring Veterans

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. announced today it is pleased to be part of the 100,000 Jobs Mission’s new commitment to hire 100,000 more U.S. military veterans. This renewed pledge means 100,000 Jobs Mission’s coalition of companies will collectively hire a total of 200,000 military veterans by 2020.

J.B. Hunt is proud to currently employ over 2,000 veterans which make up over 17% of its total workforce. Additionally, J.B. Hunt is ranked number 14 in the “G.I. Jobs” magazine’s list of “2014 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers.” This makes the eighth year in a row J.B. Hunt has been honored with this recognition.

For more information about the 100,000 Jobs Mission or to connect with the member companies, visit 100,000 Jobs Mission’s newly unveiled website, JobsMission.com.

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.

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