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[15 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 4,176 views]
J.B. Hunt Doubles Profit; Thompson Sees Tighter Shipping Capacity

ROGERS — If you bought it, trucks brought it.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell brought more goods over the road and by rail for manufacturers and to stores.
The firm’s profit doubled when compared with this time last year.
J.B. Hunt reported its second quarter earnings after financial markets closed Thursday.
The transportation company reported $942.77 million in revenue for the second quarter ended June 30, about a 22 percent increase from the $769.78 million in revenue in the second quarter 2009.
“Demand for transportation services has increased fairly dramatically as …