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J.B. Hunt Transport Branch Leader - Columbus, OH in Columbus, Ohio

Job Opening ID:

00321420 Branch Leader - Columbus, OH (Open)

Job Title:

Branch Leader - Columbus, OH




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible for directing the overall activities of an ICS Field Branch to serve customers in its target markets, generate leads and close new business to grow top line revenue growth, earn an acceptable rate of return on sales, maintain growth targets and profitability, and develop and grow our employees. Works under general direction.

Job Description:

The Branch Leader is responsible for directing the overall activities of an ICS Field Branch. In this role a Branch Leader is expected to present to all levels of the enterprise, manage a full profit and loss statement, develop and lead a team, adapt to ever-changing technological developments and manage an operations strategy, all while managing a cradle-to-grave sales strategy, and understanding the sales and market trends within the industry.


  • Generates leads to develop new business

  • Grow branch revenue and maintain margin goals

  • Manage risk and maintain financial integrity in all business manners

  • Foster positive customer and carrier relations to retain and grow current business

Preferred Qualifications:


  • 5 + years of 3PL/brokerage experience

  • Previous experience in a hands-on operations role

  • Proven track record of full lifecycle outside brokerage sales

  • Prior P&L/budget analysis and execution

  • Prior experience in people management





English (Required)

Work Experience:





Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.