J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, recognized 54 company drivers this week for achieving two, three, four and five million miles driven without a preventable accident at its annual Million Mile Celebration at company headquarters in Lowell. The drivers were awarded a total of $770,000 in safe driving bonuses for their outstanding accomplishment and commitment to operational excellence.

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J.B. Hunt drivers walk the red carpet during the company's Million Mile Walk of Fame for achieving two, three, four and five million miles driven without a preventable accident. (Photo: Business Wire)

“These drivers are the champions of our safety culture,” said Nick Hobbs, chief operating officer and president of contract services at J.B. Hunt. “Their million-mile achievements demonstrate an unwavering commitment to delivering long-term, exceptional value for our customers. 2023 was a record year for our safety organization, and these drivers were a huge part of that. Congratulations to all 54 drivers for their monumental safety milestone.”

The 2024 Million Mile driver class spent the last few days at company headquarters with their families, management and executive leadership team celebrating their million-mile moment. On average, it takes a driver approximately 7-10 years to reach one million safe miles. Among this year's class is J.B. Hunt’s third driver to achieve five million miles and its first to be honored with Women in Trucking’s Driver of the Year award.

The peak of the celebration took place today at the Million Mile Walk of Fame. Drivers and their families walked the red carpet throughout the company’s Lowell campus where they were cheered on by hundreds of employees, ending with embracement and words of gratitude from company executives. Since 1996, J.B. Hunt has awarded more than $38 million in safe driving bonuses to nearly 5,000 company drivers and has hosted the Million Mile event dating back to 2001.

The Million Mile event is a cornerstone of J.B. Hunt’s culture, rooted in company values of excellence, safety and integrity. The company’s commitment to safety is exemplary in the industry and essential to delivering exceptional value to its customers. By recruiting and retaining some of the top driving talent in the country, J.B. Hunt puts thousands of skilled and well-trained drivers on the road each year.

About J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt’s vision is to create the most efficient transportation network in North America. The company’s industry-leading solutions and mode-neutral approach generate value for customers by eliminating waste, reducing costs and enhancing supply chain visibility. Powered by one of the largest company-owned fleets in the country and third-party capacity through its J.B. Hunt 360°® digital freight marketplace, J.B. Hunt can meet the unique shipping needs of any business, from first mile to final delivery, and every shipment in-between. Through disciplined investments in its people, technology and capacity, J.B. Hunt is delivering exceptional value and service that enable long-term growth for the company and its stakeholders.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is a Fortune 500 company, an S&P 500 company and a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. Its stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT. J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. The company’s services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, single source, last mile, transload and more. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.

Brittnee Davie Vice President - Marketing press@jbhunt.com

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