J.B. Hunt Transport Receives Award for Workplace Substance-Abuse Prevention

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LOWELL, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is honored to have been chosen as a “2014 Company of the Year on Workplace Substance-Abuse Prevention” by the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace.

Since implementing hair testing in 2006, J.B. Hunt’s random positive drug rate has declined by 84%. The program has proven so successful other transportation companies have begun using hair testing during pre-employment screening. “J.B. Hunt drivers are among the most professional and safety conscious on the highways,” said Greer Woodruff, Senior Vice President of Safety and Security. “We protect their great reputation by preventing those with a life style of drug use from joining their ranks.”

About J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport focuses on providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-oriented solutions centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service.

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.

About the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace

The Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace exists because there are serious threats to American employers and employees from drug abuse and its tragic human and economic costs. The Institute, a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation, is an independent, private-sector, self-sustaining coalition. The Institute includes in its membership major employers and employer organizations, including leading American companies in the petrochemical, manufacturing, high technology, construction, pharmaceutical, hospitality, retail, and transportation industries, and many trade associations and community coalitions representing businesses of all sizes.

Contact:
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Mark Greenway, 479-419-2540
Sr. VP, Human Resources

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