J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Expands Corporate Headquarters In Lowell, Arkansas
In September 2015, J.B. Hunt broke ground on a new 133,000-square-foot central office building that is scheduled to be completed in spring 2017. According to J.B. Hunt, the company anticipates adding more than 1,000 jobs in Arkansas over the course of the next six years.
“In the past five years, J.B. Hunt has been successful in growing revenues from $3.8 billion to $6.2 billion,” CEO John Roberts said. “This accomplishment would not be possible without our dedicated employees. As J.B. Hunt’s mark on the transportation industry gets larger, so will our workforce. Many new, full-time jobs will be created during the next six years to aid in this growth. J.B. Hunt is built on a foundation of innovation, tenacity and employees working together to offer exceptional services to our customers and communities.”
“J.B. Hunt is an Arkansas institution and one of our state’s best entrepreneurial success stories,” Asa Governor Hutchinson said. “The company started small more than 50 years ago, and they have proven that hard-working, talented employees and great leadership can propel you to the top. J.B. Hunt has been a positive economic driver in Arkansas and has shown an unwavering support for our community. We are excited about J.B. Hunt’s future growth.”
“It is always a great day in Northwest Arkansas when we get to make expansion and job creation announcements,” President/CEO of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, Raymond Burns. “J.B. Hunt has been a long-standing partner and supporter of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber and all of Northwest Arkansas. We are very excited about their upcoming expansion and the jobs it will create that will benefit not just Lowell, but the entire region.”
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