J.B. Hunt Transport Services joins ATAStaff Writer | October 25, 2017
American Trucking Associations welcomed J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. as the trucking group’s newest member.
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“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.” ■