Mr. Gary L. Whicker
Sr. Vice President of Engineering and Enterprise Services, J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Mr. Whicker is the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Enterprise Services at J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. At J.B. Hunt, industrial engineering efforts are focused in three major areas: process improvement, management science solutions, and technical sales engineering. Gary also directs enterprise information technology functions for project management, enterprise architecture, data modeling, business intelligence, and quality assurance.
Gary has also helped lead and define J.B. Hunt’s sustainability efforts which include creating a sustainability vision, developing carbon emissions calculators, designing energy efficient transportation solutions, and establishing a carbon offset trading initiative. Under his guidance, J.B. Hunt has been an active member of the EPA’s SmartWay® Transport Partnership program which recognized Gary as a 2011 SmartWay Champion.
A graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering, Gary also holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He has worked a majority of his career in the information technology and supply chain management with Accenture, Andersen Windows, Target Stores and Northwest Airlines prior to joining J.B. Hunt Transport over twenty years ago. Gary lives with his wife in Fayetteville, Arkansas.