Top 10 Logistics Leaders: John N. Roberts

By Sean Galea-Pace
Having featured in our Top 10 Logistics Leaders in June’s magazine, we take a closer look at John N. Roberts...

Since becoming President and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in January 2011, Roberts has led the organisation to solidify itself as one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America.  

He graduated with a BSBA degree in Marketing at the University of Arkansas in 1988 and is currently a member of the board of Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis.

Upon graduation, Roberts subsequently joined J.B. Hunt in 1989 as a Management Trainee, before serving as an EDI Services Coordinator, Regional Marketing Manager for the Intermodal and Truckload business units, Business Development Executive for DCS and Vice President of Marketing Strategy for the organisation.

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Prior to stepping into his current position as President and CEO, Roberts was the Executive Vice President and President of Dedicated Contract Services.

J.B. Hunt About

“Our mission is to create the most efficient transportation network in North America.”

J.B. Hunt provides safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. Through an integrated, multimodal approach, J.B. Hunt offers capacity-oriented solutions centered around delivering customer value and industry-leading services.

Originally founded in 1961, the organisation’s offerings include transportation of full truckload containerized freight, which are directly transported through company-controlled revenue equipment and company drivers.

J.B. Hunt is based in Lowell, Arkansas, United States.

Want to know what other logistics leaders made our Top 10? Click here!


 

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