LOWELL, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today it will host the Freedom Drivers Project, a national mobile exhibit on the realities of human trafficking and the measures to combat it, along with the Arkansas Trucking Association.
The exhibit, presented by Truckers Against Trafficking, will be available:
- June 24 (8:30 AM – 2 PM) – J.B. Hunt Corporate Campus in Lowell (parking lot)
- June 25 (9 AM – 1 PM) – ATA Driving Championship in Rogers
“We believe that bringing this initiative to Northwest Arkansas will be beneficial in raising awareness around human trafficking and creating more advocates within our community,” said Greer Woodruff, senior vice president of corporate safety, security and driver personnel at J.B. Hunt. “As an industry leader, we support the mission of Truckers Against Trafficking and their efforts to combat this critical issue.”
Since its inception, the Freedom Drivers Project has traveled more than 15,000 miles to educate and empower the public to recognize and report human trafficking. The exhibit depicts the nature of human trafficking and provides steps anyone can take to help victims. It will be at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship June 25 at the Rogers Convention Center, where the safest drivers in Arkansas will compete in both written and hands-on competitions that demonstrate their professional knowledge and skill.
More information about the Freedom Drivers Project is available on the Truckers Against Trafficking website. J.B. Hunt is a platinum sponsor of the organization.
About J.B. Hunt
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., an S&P 500 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions for a variety of customers throughout North America. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company applies technology-driven methods to create the best solution for each customer, adding efficiency, flexibility, and value to their operations. J.B. Hunt services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, single source, final mile, and more. 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.