Lowell, Ark.–(business wire)–JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of North America’s largest supply chain solutions providers, today announced that it has joined the organization The Anderson Assembly of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. . Created to recognize charitable donors who have supported MD Anderson’s mission throughout their lives.
“MD Anderson is an important organization to JB Hunt because of the expertise and resources that many of our employees draw on,” said Brad Hicks, president of highway services and executive vice president of human resources at JB Hunt. I’m here. “We are proud to support MD Anderson as its experts pioneer innovative cancer treatments and research to improve the health and quality of life of people around the world. ”
JB Hunt made a $1 million donation to MD Anderson to support the launch of the Joint Center for Geospatial Analysis and Health led by MD Anderson’s cancer prevention and management platform in partnership with UTHealth, Established the JB Hunt Transport Services Cancer Prevention and Control Fund. Houston School of Public Health. The Fund’s overall goal is to accelerate the development and dissemination of evidence-based strategies, community services, policy interventions, and knowledge to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, thereby expanding MD Anderson’s reach and reach. to extend its influence nationwide. JB Hunt’s philanthropic support will enable MD Anderson to use data to better help underserved communities and ultimately scale support across the country.
“JB Hunt’s leadership directly enabled a new vision of giving communities access to expert analysis at the intersection of location and health.Built as a global public good, this work will make it easier for communities to use the data they need to prioritize evidence-based action and strengthen the systems that underpin health achievement. ”
Houston’s MD Anderson is ranked as one of the world’s most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. The agency’s sole mission is to eliminate cancer for patients and their families worldwide. MD Anderson is #1 in the cancer field in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings and has been named his one of the top two cancer hospitals in the United States since the ranking’s inception in 1990 .
As part of joining the Anderson Assembly, JB Hunt will be featured in MD Anderson’s Philanthropy Faces Exhibition. This is an on-site museum that showcases donor stories and how philanthropy impacts the organization.
JB Hunt continues to focus on helping people and communities improve their quality of life and feel supported through healthcare providers that serve their health needs.
About JB Hunt
JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions to various customers in North America. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company applies technology-driven methods to create the optimal solution for each customer, adding efficiency, flexibility and value to operations. JB Hunt’s services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less than truckload, flatbed, single source and last mile. JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT and is a constituent of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. JB Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, please visit www.jbhunt.com.