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Johnnie Bryan "J.B." Hunt

J.B. Hunt Named To Hall Of Fame Alongside Henry Ford

Johnnie Bryan “J.B.” Hunt, the founder of Lowell-based carrier J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., will be inducted into the inaugural class of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Hall of Fame. He will be inducted alongside Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Co., and Malcom McLean, inventor of the shipping container. The Supply Chain Hall of Fame will pay tribute to those who have made revolutionary contributions to the supply chain discipline. Hunt was selected as an inductee because of his role in pioneering intermodal transportation. As one of the first trucking companies to move loads by rail, J.B. Hunt’s partnership with the former Santa Fe Railway charted a new course for intermodal. Since 1989, the company has grown from a small intermodal operation... [ MORE ]

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