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About Hub Group

Our mission is to drive performance through exceptional service and innovative solutions.

Since our inception in 1971, Hub Group has aimed to deliver innovative, value-driving supply chain solutions. Our commitment to service inspires us to go above and beyond every day for our customers, drivers and carriers. 

Through years of purposeful innovation and expansion, Hub Group continually applies our deep industry experience and cutting-edge technology to transform our customers’ businesses and forge long-term success. 

We’re the industry’s leading, customer-centric supply chain solutions provider  — and together with you, we’re mapping the way ahead. 

Hub Group History 



Birth of an intermodal dynasty

Our story begins just outside Chicago with our founding as Hub City Terminals, Inc.



Major expansion

Hub Group undergoes its first major geographic expansion, extending our reach across North America. 



Unprecedented growth

Hub Operating Companies unify under a single umbrella, leading to the official establishment of Hub Group. 



Hub Group goes public

With analysts, investors and our team on board, Hub Group went public shortly before celebrating our 25-year business anniversary.



Introducing the Hub Group fleet

As part of continued expansion, Hub Group began with 2,000 intermodal containers.



Staying on track

Our logistics division is established, leveraging Hub Group’s industry-leading practices to support strategic supply chain initiatives.



The beginning of Hub Group Trucking

Our acquisition of Comtrak (now Hub Group Trucking) makes us a stronger, more formidable logistics provider.



40 years and counting

Hub Group celebrates our 40-year business anniversary, as well as the acquisition of Mode Transportation.



New location, and new initiatives

Our headquarters move to Oak Brook, Ill., to accommodate our growth, while simultaneously earning our CTPAT certification.



Going green

With an eye toward sustainability and environmentally friendly business practices, our headquarters receives a U.S. EPA LEED Gold certification.



Giving back

With a commitment to continue giving back, our charitable program, #CauseContainer, launches, providing donations and a support to a variety of causes.



Expanding service through acquisition

Estenson Logistics (now known as Hub Group Dedicated) moves into the Hub Group family, growing our capabilities even further.



Continued diversity through acquisition

CaseStack (now CaseStack Retail Supplier Solutions) joins the Hub Group family, adding formalized retail consolidation and warehousing programs.



New decade, more expansion

Hub Group acquires NSD, expanding its last mile services and adding reverse logistics services, while also breaking ground on a second building for its Oak Brook, Ill. Headquarters.



Hub Group acquires Choptank

Hub Group acquires Choptank, a leading provider of non-asset based refrigerated transportation, bolstering our commitment to serving customers’ increasing cold-chain needs.

A culture dedicated to setting and exceeding standards 

How you do something is just as important as what you do. At Hub Group, we strive for long-term success by winning together, innovating with purpose and acting with integrity. 

Corporate Social Responsibility

Whether it’s reducing fuel consumption or engaging in greener business practices, we’re focused on driving sustainability for our customers — and ourselves. 

Join the Hub Group team 

Interested in joining a team dedicated to supply chain innovation and improvement? Start your career with Hub Group today.