Today's Paper Obits Newsletters What's Up! Pro Hogs: Fassi makes transition Crime NWA EDITORIAL: Order in the courts Razorback Sports Today's Photos Puzzles
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
story.lead_photo.caption J.B. Hunt headquarters, Feb. 11, 2016, in - Photo by Andy Shupe

LOWELL – J.B. Hunt has agreed to purchase delivery service company Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million.

“This is a strategic investment that will further advance our final mile delivery capabilities of ‘big and bulky’ products to consumers and expand our expertise in furniture delivery,” John Roberts, president and CEO of J.B. Hunt said in a press release.

Based in New Jersey and founded in 1934, Cory provides home delivery services of big and bulky products in the continental United States and U.S. territories using 14 warehouses and other customer-owned facilities.

With the Cory acquisition, Final Mile, a division of the J.B. Hunt's Dedicated Contract Services business unit, will grow to include 100 locations and over 3.1 million square feet of warehouse and facilities space.

Sponsor Content

Comments

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT