J.B. Hunt pioneered environmentally-friendly transportation and has a long history of looking for new, creative ways to transport products in safe, low-cost, and sustainable ways. J.B. Hunt’s strategic advantage derives from the company’s ability to offer multi-faceted solutions including “hybrid” modes of transportation, engineered solutions focused on reducing waste, and a commitment to test alternative energy sources as they arise.
We are dedicated to creating a more sustainable supply chain for our customers by innovating fleet operations, reducing fuel usage and engineering greener technologies.
Fuel is one of the largest sources of carbon emissions within the supply chain. J.B. Hunt strives to find advanced fuel solutions for customers, including the use of biofuels and ensuring the fuel efficiency of our fleets.
J.B. Hunt’s engineering team works to create dynamic green solutions. By optimizing loads, the team decreases empty miles for drivers and improves overall route efficiency. Our engineers also help our customers understand their carbon footprint (related to J.B. Hunt services) and develop a “Carbon Diet” to improve their sustainability.
J.B. Hunt’s dedication to sustainability proves large companies like ours can responsibly serve customers, maintain a national footprint, and take care of the environment. Our efforts to move goods efficiently while saving energy and cutting fuel costs aren’t going unnoticed. Since 2008, J.B. Hunt has received the Smartway© Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) each year it has been issued. The award recognizes our commitment to energy efficiency and decreasing overall carbon dioxide emissions.
The SmartWay High Performer list recognizes companies who have achieved significant shipping and freight efficiencies. J.B. Hunt is proud to be recognized as one of nine multimodal carriers on the SmartWay High Performer list in 2017.