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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is a trucking and transportation company that was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt, and based in the Northwest Arkansas city of Lowell. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was incorporated in Arkansas on August 10, 1961 and originally started with five trucks and seven refrigerated trailers to support the original rice hull business. By 1983, J.B. Hunt had grown into the 80th largest trucking firm in the U.S. and earned $63 million in revenue. At that time J.B. Hunt was operating 550 tractors, 1,049 trailers, and had roughly 1,050 employees. Today this company has grown into one of the largest transportation companies in the United States with annual revenues of about $7 billion. J.B. Hunt primarily operates large semi-trailer trucks, and provides transportation services throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. The company currently employs over 24,000 employees and operates in excess of 12,000 trucks. Over 100,000 trailers and containers can be found in the company's fleet.[2] J.B. Hunt's major competitors in the United States are Swift Transportation, Schneider National, Werner Enterprises, and Hub Group. In 1989, J.B. Hunt Transport started partnering with railroads to offer intermodal service. Today, about two-thirds of the company’s revenues and profits come from intermodal. The company also launched a specialized trucking service division along with a flatbed operation, which was later sold. Dedicated Contract Services (DCS): Started in 1992, DCS operations typically provide customized services that are governed by long-term contracts and currently include dry-van, flatbed, temperature-controlled, dump trailers and local inner-city operations

J.B. Hunt intermodal containers on well cars

Intermodal (JBI): The JBI segment began operations in 1989 with a partnership with the former Santa Fe Railway (now the BNSF Railway Company). Essentially, JBI draws on the intermodal (also known as "container on flatcar") services of rail carriers for the underlying linehaul movement of its equipment and performs the pickups and deliveries ("drayage") for customers at the origin and destination rail terminal locations. May directly provide the drayage service at either the origin or destination rail ramp using company-controlled tractors, or they purchase these services from third parties. Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS): This segment includes full truckload, dry-van freight using company-controlled tractors operating over roads and highways. ICS also features a suite of specialty transportation services including Less than Truck Load (LTL), Refrigerated, and Flatbed. ICS reported record revenue in 2016 of over $800 million. Truckload: This segment includes full truckload, dry-van freight using company-controlled tractors operating over roads and highways.

Largest domestic 53 foot container companies (fleet size)

See also[edit]

Largest domestic 53 foot container companies (fleet size) Long combination vehicle Swift Transportation Schneider National

References[edit]

^ "US SEC: Form 10-K J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc." U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved March 2, 2018.  ^ "NASDAQ". https://www.google.com/finance?cid=275712. NASDAQ. Retrieved 29 June 2014.  External link in website= (help)

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Trucking industry in the United States

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Regulations

Commercial driver's license Hours of service Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula Electronic on-board recorder Motor carrier safety rating Motor Carrier Act of 1980 International Registration Plan National Network

Manufacturers

Truck manufacturers

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Engine manufacturers

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Trailer manufacturers

Fontaine Fruehauf Trailer Corporation Great Dane Hyundai Translead Lufkin Trailers Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Vanguard Wabash National Wilson

Motor carriers

Truckload carriers

Celadon Covenant England CRST FFE Transportation J. B. Hunt Knight Landstar System PAM Transport Patriot Transportation Roehl Transport Schneider Swift USA Truck Werner WTI Transport, Inc.

Less than truckload (LTL)

ABF Estes Express Lines FedEx Freight New England Motor Freight Old Dominion Freight Line Pitt Ohio Express R+L Carriers Saia Southeastern UPS Freight XPO Logistics YRCW

Third-party logistics providers

Access America Transport C. H. Robinson Worldwide CaseStack Freightquote Ryder Total Quality Logistics XPO Logistics

National parcel carriers

DHL Express FedEx UPS United States Postal Service

Regional parcel carriers

LaserShip OnTrac

Moving companies

Allied Atlas Bekins Gentle Giant Moving Company Global Interstate Mayflower National North American PODS Shleppers Moving & Storage Two Men and a Truck United Wheaton

Truck stops

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People

Reginald Denny Jimmy Hoffa Fred Smith John B. Hunt Kelly Reno Iyman Faris Larry Walters Keith Jesperson

Organizations

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Owner–Operator Independent Drivers Association DAT Solutions (Dial-A-Truck) American Trucking Associations National Motor Freight Traffic Association National Private Truck Council FJ Management SmartWay Transport Partnership American Moving & Storage Association

Glossary

Glossary of the American trucking industry

Popular culture

Film

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Television

B. J. and the Bear Ice Road Truckers Movin' On Trick My Truck American Loggers American Trucker

Music

"Convoy" "Papa Loved Mama" "Six Days on the Road" "Teddy Bear" "Phantom 309" "Giddyup Go" "The White Knight" "East Bound and Down" "Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)" "Drivin' My Life Away" "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" "Girl on the Billboard" "A Tombstone Every Mile" "Roll On Big Mama" "Movin' On" "Big Wheels in the Moonlight" "Sweet Home Alabama"

Radio

Road Dog Trucking (Dave Nemo) Red Eye (Bill Mack) Dale Sommers

Other

The Rolling Memorial Citizens band radio

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