LOWELL, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT), one of the largest transportation companies in North America, was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the most admired companies in the world for 2016.
“We are honored to be listed as one of the world’s most admired companies,” said J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts. “Every day, the J.B. Hunt team works their hardest to execute a top-notch service in our industry. We value our people and it is their enthusiasm, devotion and talent that makes J.B. Hunt exceptional. Our company made this list because our team is unwavering in their commitment to quality, innovation and customer service. We thank Fortune magazine for this distinction.”
Three hundred and forty companies made the list. Companies were divided between 54 industry categories. J.B. Hunt was ranked number five overall in the industry, which includes trucking, transportation and logistics companies. This is the second consecutive year the company has made the list. Last year, J.B. Hunt ranked number six in the same category. J.B. Hunt was also present on the list from 2006 to 2011.
About J.B. Hunt
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company, focuses on providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the contiguous 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.