J.B. Hunt planning to reduce emissions
Author: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., the freight hauler and logistics company on Monday announced a new goal to "reduce its carbon emission intensity 32% by 2034." In a news release, the company said it plans to incorporate alternative powered equipment to its fleet of trucks, expand the use of biogenic fuels and improve fuel economy."Our roadmap to achieving this aspirational goal will help J.B. Hunt strive to significantly reduce our carbon emission intensity while holding true to our customer commitment of providing efficient, quality-driven, competitive supply chain solutions for moving their freight," said Craig Harper, chief sustainability officer and executive vice president at J.B. Hunt. "Our goal is an ambitious challenge to improve J.B. Hunt's carbon footprint and to help advance the transportation industry's progress in developing sustainable solutions that are commercially viable and scalable for widespread adoption."