LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has increased the number of seats on its Board of Directors and elected Douglas G. Duncan to fill the vacancy created by the addition, the company said Monday.
Duncan, 59, recently retired as president and CEO of FedEx Freight Corp., the FedEx Corp. less-than-truckload (LTL) freight carrier. Duncan was the founding chief executive officer of FedEx Freight. He also served on the Strategic Management Committee of FedEx Corporation.
Before the formation of FedEx Freight, he served for two years as president and chief executive officer of Viking Freight. With 30 years of transportation experience, Mr. Duncan has held management positions in operations, sales and marketing with Caliber System and Roadway Express.
He served on the executive committee of the American Trucking Association and as chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, he serves on the board of visitors. He also serves on the board of directors of Benchmark Electronics Inc.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. provides integrated, multimodal transportation services to customers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico.
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