Lowell-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been recognized by Walmart for Innovative Excellence in Transportation for 2012.
In a letter of commendation to J.B. Hunt, Rob Kusiciel, vice president Walmart Inbound Transportation, and Ken Braunbach, senior director of Transportation, wrote: “We are aware of the operational challenges and financial pressures the transportation industry continues to face. Your ability to rise above these obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence. We look forward to continuing our rewarding partnership for the years to come.”
John Roberts, III, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt, said, “J.B. Hunt prides itself on being an industry leader in finding creative and novel solutions to the transportation needs of our customers. We truly appreciate this recognition from Walmart and look forward to continuing our work together optimizing their transportation network.”
According to a statement from J.B. Hunt, the company works to use all resources – intermodal, dedicated contract services, final mile, integrated capacity solutions and truckload – to provide comprehensive solutions to nearly every supply chain network.
This enterprise approach allows J.B. Hunt to fully integrate the increasingly complicated and multiple transportation requirements of customers into a seamless process.