LOWELL, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced today the Company has again been named a top 10 third-party logistics (3PL) provider in the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards, published in the July issue of the magazine. J.B. Hunt ranked fourth overall, up from number five on the list in 2013.
“J.B. Hunt takes great pride in our ability to be dynamic and flexible for any transportation challenge or requirement across a multitude of industries," says Shelley Simpson, Chief Marketing Officer, EVP and President of Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truck. "Our integrated, multimodal approach offers solutions that provide our customers with the value and confidence they expect from a premier 3PL provider.”
“We have a demanding customer base within our retail distribution network,” commented James House, VP of Supply Chain at Mission Foods. “J.B. Hunt provides a customized solution with a level of staffing and operating philosophy that delivers the on-time performance required by our network. J.B. Hunt actively works with us to manage logistics costs, which is a necessity in this competitive industry.”
Each year, Inbound Logistics publishes the premier resource on third-party logistics and the outsourced logistics market. Through a selection process involving careful evaluation of reader submissions, the editors at Inbound Logistics determine which providers offer the quality of service and diverse operational capabilities to meet the unique supply chain and logistics needs of the magazine’s readers. The top 10 providers are finalized from a list of over 300 companies and the results are published accordingly.
“J.B. Hunt is dedicated to providing not only responsive and evolving service, but creating a strategic solution tailored to the customer,” says Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.
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.
About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.