J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

Lowell, Ark.

Overall Rank: 4

Number of Employees: 16500

Number of IT Employees: 305

IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 18 percent

IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 7 percent

Percentage of women IT managers: 39 percent

Percentage of minority IT managers: 0 percent

Percentage of women IT staff: 31 percent

Percentage of minority IT staff: 19 percent

Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$767

What's special?

One of the largest truckload carriers in the U.S., J.B. Hunt has a fleet of about 10,700 tractors, 26,100 trailers and 19,700 containers and provides dry-van truckload service throughout the U.S. and in Canada and Mexico. On average, 5 percent to 10 percent of new employees are rehires. Some of last year's activities included a Renaissance festival, cardboard boat races, Oktoberfest, a chili cook-off, bowling, miniature golf, cookouts and canoe trips. All salaried IT employees are eligible for one of three levels of quarterly bonus payments.

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