LOWELL, Ark., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar
announced today that J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., a subsidiary of
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., has taken delivery of its
5,000th International® LT® Series
on-highway tractor, just three-and-a-half years after purchasing
its first LT.
J.B. Hunt has purchased more LT Series vehicles than any other
company in the general freight segment. J.B. Hunt and Navistar have
worked together for decades, and Navistar has delivered tens of
thousands of vehicles to J.B. Hunt during that period.
"J.B. Hunt is a driver-focused company, and it's been a
privilege to work closely with them as a flagship customer," said
Persio Lisboa, Navistar President
and CEO. "We are also grateful for their helpful insights regarding
the needs of carriers and drivers, which have been very valuable in
designing on-highway vehicles like the LT Series. We value J.B.
Hunt's business and look forward to many more years of working
The input of J.B. Hunt and its drivers was in fact critical to
developing the LT® Series. In keeping with its
DriverFirst™ product design focus, International conducted
extensive research with hundreds of truck drivers, including many
from J.B. Hunt. This input resulted in the LT Series' all-new,
highly ergonomic interior and a host of advancements that support
improved driver safety and productivity, as well as fuel efficiency
"Safety and sustainability are ingrained in the J.B. Hunt
culture," said J.B. Hunt President and CEO John Roberts. "We appreciate this recognition
from Navistar and look forward to continuing our collaboration to
develop enhancements that improve the driver experience and the
efficiency of our fleet."
Assembled in Navistar's Escobedo,
Mexico facility, the cab of this 5,000th LT
Series displays a custom commemorative decal. Navistar also
commissioned a custom piece of artwork to honor J.B. Hunt and
celebrate the long and productive relationship between the two
Based in Lowell, Arkansas, J.B.
Hunt is one of the largest transportation and logistics companies
in North America. With nearly 60
years of industry experience, J.B. Hunt has grown from five trucks
and seven trailers to an S&P 500 company providing a variety of
services for customers throughout the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Navistar International Corporation
(NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates
produce International® brand commercial trucks,
proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and
commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel
engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services.
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