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Walmart Recognizes J.B. Hunt for Innovative Excellence in Transportation for 2012

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT) announced the Company 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 N. Roberts, III, President and Chief Executive Officer 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.”

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Interstate Van Lines Honored for 2012 Fleet Safety

Interstate Van Lines of Springfield, Va., has again been named the winner of an annual Fleet Safety award by the American Moving & Storage Association. For the third consecutive year, the company has received the honor in the category for fleets with a total annual mileage of under five million miles during 2012.

AMSA presents a series of fleet safety awards to recognize carriers demonstrating the best overall safety performance during the year in categories based on mileage.

Other 2012 winners include United Van Lines (over 50 million miles category) for the second consecutive year, Graebel Van Lines (20 million to 50 million miles and Fleet Safety Improvement Award), New World Van Lines (five to 20 million miles) for a fifth year in a row, and Fry-Wagner Moving & Storage (intrastate) for the second straight year.

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