Trucking’s early third quarter earnings reports looked better than might be expected in a sluggish and inconsistent economy. That’s largely because the first publicly owned motor carriers past the quarterly post took advantage of opportunities to move more freight by intermodal rail, diversified their over-the-road services and, most important, protected profit margins in the quarter.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
15 Oct 2013
J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported its net income in the third quarter of 2013 was $89.5 million, up 14.5 percent year-over-year from $78.2 million.
15 Jul 2013
J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported net earnings in the second quarter of 2013 were $87.70 million, improving 9 percent compared with $80.45 million in the second quarter of 2012.
31 May 2013
Shippers reluctant to jump into intermodal rail transport have a major incentive to test the waters: relatively low intermodal rates with few signs on the horizon for aggressive hikes.
09 May 2013
Shippers attending the 2013 NASSTRAC Shipper Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando last month mentioned little trouble finding a truck when they need one, and at a price they’re willing to pay. But they have to work harder to get that truck, and they’re more likely to find it through a logistics provider or broker.
12 Apr 2013
J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported its net income in the first quarter of 2013 was $73.3 million, rising 8 percent compared with $67.7 million in the first quarter of 2012.
24 Jan 2013
Arkansas-based trucking and transportation company J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $84.0 million, rising 15.7 percent from $72.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.