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Review averages

  • 90 employees say

    Excellent (40)
    44.444444444444%
    Good (20)
    22.222222222222%
    Satisfactory (21)
    23.333333333333%
    Subpar (9)
    10%
    3.55
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    100%
    1.50

Reviews for J. B. Hunt

Reviews - What employees say

3.55 Employees say
1.50 Applicants say

Company Culture

Diversity is mainly in labor jobs not management

Support from management

Very poor communication or advice.

Teamwork

Improvements in vetting process

Freedom to work independently

Improvements needs people who can add to correction methods becoming better for employees

Internal Communication

Poor communication

Gender Equality

Ok

Attitude towards older colleagues

No respect or appreciation

Career Development

Could use a lot of work.

Overall compensation for your work

Always needs improvement

Office / Work Environment

Confused or to busy

Environmental Friendliness

Fair

Work-Life Balance

Needs more attention

Company Image

Very Strong

Job Security

Almost but still questions about job being secure for employees

Handicapped Accessibility

Fair

Workplace Safety

Fair but confusion at times causes delay in getting started on your day.

Challenging Work

Not done with the right professional people with experience first.

Inclusive / Diverse

Not in office management. Some unprofessional decisions are made or correction methods

Suggestions for improvement

  • One hire me. Two open discussion in hiring procedures in management.

What I like about the company

Very long standing history in business inspired me to apply there. I have modeled my career & past corporate establishment of a transportation company as a honor. But I was never taken seriously with a opportunity given.

What I dislike about the company

An formal interview or offer was not given. Not much diversity in management positions.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    J B Hunt Tranportation Inc
  • City
    Lowell
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Logistics/materials management

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • We have way too many people in senior management positions who have forgotten what those in the trenches deal with on a daily basis. There needs to be a program where those senior people take the job of the middle management for a day or more to remember what it's like sitting behind a desk 10 hrs a day, running lickety split to the bathroom and missing 10 phone calls while you're gone. And to remember how difficult it is to deal with truck drivers on a daily basis.

What I like about the company

I've worked here for 29 years. In the last 2 years I have not received a pay raise and in the 10 years prior to that I only received 1% or less and the bonuses have become impossible to achieve especially since I can not directly affect my bonus based on my productivity. This company does very little to take care of their senior personnel. I constantly am told I make too much money and it's constantly thrown in my face that since I'm the most senior person I should be perfect. The only good thing is I have 4 weeks vacation that I have a hard time scheduling even though I'm the most senior person in the company in my position. I'm sorry I have little to nothing good to say about this company and I'm looking for another job.

What I dislike about the company

I disapprove that they don't take care of people who have devoted more than half of their life to this company. They don't have a retirement program and unfortunately most of us can't afford to put enough into 401k to ever be able to retire.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    JB Hunt Transport, Inc.
  • City
    Dallas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 25.Oct 2017
  • Employee

Company Culture

Needs significant improvement. Dispatch is a mess, pay is terrible, work- home life is less then non existent.

Support from management

With exception of one or two managers, dispatch and management is in dismay

Teamwork

Team work only applies is more then one person works together.. your out on your own

Freedom to work independently

Yes you work alone all the time

Internal Communication

Theirs is communication, in a personal basis, but the communication is like dial up internet. It disconnects and fail in the chain with the slightest hiccup

Gender Equality

They seem fair on this

Attitude towards older colleagues

Sure they hire older employees, but the respect is not mutual through the entire age range

Career Development

Pretty sure their is no going up in the ladder

Overall compensation for your work

It sounds good, but you make no miles and the amount of hours spent working or waiting, have you making less then minimum wage.

Office / Work Environment

Poor lighting, technology is lacking

Environmental Friendliness

It's trucking... Diesel engines and moving freight

Work-Life Balance

Barely existent, consistently over hours, and enough home time to barely sleep. Waiting made some days a 24 hour venture

Company Image

Company image is a bit off once your hired, but to the general public, it's good

Job Security

The place is a revolving door.. lots of turn over.. 35% just at this terminal. 80% overall in the company

Handicapped Accessibility

Not for the handicap people

Workplace Safety

They teach safety but seems alot of people are always injured

Challenging Work

Pallets aren't hard in nature since they are off loaded by the store, but getting to the store and having a GPS that doesn't send you miles out of the way, or no guidance when your at the stores make it difficult

Inclusive / Diverse

Diversity, sure theirs people from all walks of life

Suggestions for improvement

  • Gut the entire dispatch and management and put people that actually have driven trucks and know what their doing

What I like about the company

As a company, it's a broken toy, with no repair in sight

What I dislike about the company

Constantly waiting, broken, non existent trucks, no trailer lighting, disfunctional dispatch

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    JB Hunt
  • City
    Windsor Locks
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2017
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Logistics/materials management

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Review averages

  • 90 employees say

    Excellent (40)
    44.444444444444%
    Good (20)
    22.222222222222%
    Satisfactory (21)
    23.333333333333%
    Subpar (9)
    10%
    3.55
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    100%
    1.50

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3.52
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