Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery, Now J.B. Hunt Final Mile, Named Carrier of the Year by Bob’s Discount Furniture
LOWELL, Ark., March 14, 2019 – J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today that recently acquired Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery has been named 2018 Carrier Partner of the Year by Bob’s Discount Furniture for the second consecutive year and fourth time overall.
Four locations supported by Cory operations received recognition for their performance, including:
- Bob’s Shorewood, IL, for Effective Completion Rate, Voice of the Customer, and Customer Service Index;
- Bob’s Aberdeen, MD, for Effective Completion Rate;
- Bob’s Frederick, MD, for Voice of the Customer; and
- Bob’s Melville, NY, for Best Image Award.
“This recognition is a great example of what made Cory a great fit for J.B. Hunt,” said Nick Hobbs, executive vice president and president of Dedicated Contract Services at J.B. Hunt. “The relationship is built on trust and commitment, and we look forward to continuing to exceed the expectations of Bob’s Discount Furniture and their customers.”
J.B. Hunt completed the acquisition of Cory in February. Cory is now a part of J.B. Hunt Final Mile Services, a division of the company’s Dedicated Contract Services business unit. Final Mile operates one of the largest nationwide, commingled cross-dock operations and has the ability to serve 100% of the contiguous United States. With the Cory acquisition, Final Mile has grown to include 100 locations and over 3.1 million square feet of warehouse and facilities space.
About J.B. Hunt
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and NASDAQ-100 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions for a variety of customers throughout North America. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company applies technology-driven methods to create the best solution for each customer, adding efficiency, flexibility, and value to their operations. J.B. Hunt services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, single source, final mile, and more. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT and is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.
SOURCE: J.B. Hunt