J.B. Hunt Launches Marketplace for J.B. Hunt 360

April 20, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Launches Marketplace for J.B. Hunt 360
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced at its annual shareholders meeting today the launch of Marketplace for J.B. Hunt 360™, the latest component of its next-generation supply chain solution that brings shippers and carriers together into a single e-commerce platform. Marketplace and Read More

Insider Tips for Submitting Load Documents to J.B. Hunt

April 19, 2017 Comments Off on Insider Tips for Submitting Load Documents to J.B. Hunt
Waiting for payment is stressful for any business owner – regardless of what business you are in. If you own a trucking company, you may experience added stress when you need the payment from your previous load to cover the expenses for your next load. Follow these tips for submitting your load paperwork to J.B. Hunt and streamline the Read More

15 Items That Could Require Hazmat Shipping

April 13, 2017 Comments Off on 15 Items That Could Require Hazmat Shipping
The U.S. Department of Transportation classifies hazardous materials (hazmat) by their ability to pose an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property during transportation through the supply chain. At press time, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) reported 2016 statistics with 5,578 in-transit hazmat incidents, causing $56,025,026 in damages. Each hazardous material belongs to one of the following classes: Class 1 Read More

Integrating Data Collection to Improve Your Supply Chain

April 12, 2017 Comments Off on Integrating Data Collection to Improve Your Supply Chain
Technology has been used to gain insight and increase efficiencies in the supply chain for years. While companies who have built technological improvements into their supply chain benefit from data driven decisions and more efficient operations, integrating new technology before the business is ready can cause problems. Consider the following questions as you make the Read More

Hazmat Compliance Basics for Shippers

April 6, 2017 Comments Off on Hazmat Compliance Basics for Shippers
The world of hazmat compliance is vast and complicated. There are many responsibilities placed on manufacturers, shippers and carriers – with some overlapping to ensure quality control. Hazmat safety is incredibly important; when a hazardous material is not packaged, marked and transported properly, everybody is at risk. The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Read More

Three Key Metrics to Track for Optimal Fleet Performance

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Three Key Metrics to Track for Optimal Fleet Performance
Are you a fleet owner who struggles with getting the best performance from your trucks? If your answer is a resounding “yes,” then you know that tracking the performance of each vehicle and driver in your fleet is the key to improving your revenue and cash flow. As part of its power-only contract carrier program, Read More

Retail Fuel Deregulation in Mexico Leads to Early Stage Investment by BP

March 30, 2017 Comments Off on Retail Fuel Deregulation in Mexico Leads to Early Stage Investment by BP
On March 10, 2017, Mexico announced the opening of the first internationally branded retail fuel station in well over 50 years. Prior to 2017, retail fuel sales in Mexico were monopolized by state-owned PEMEX. British oil company BP’s pioneer fuel station is situated north of Mexico City in Satélite. The company plans to “invest in the growing Mexican retail fuel and convenience Read More

J.B. Hunt Expands into Canada with Enterprise Sales Branch in Toronto

March 30, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Expands into Canada with Enterprise Sales Branch in Toronto
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced today it has opened a new enterprise sales branch in Toronto, the first such office in Canada for J.B. Hunt. “Providing supply chain solutions for Canada is essential to many of our customers,” said Eric McGee, senior vice president of transportation at J.B. Hunt. “This new location will help Read More

Compliance Dates Approaching for the FSMA Food Transportation Rule

March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Compliance Dates Approaching for the FSMA Food Transportation Rule
Food transportation in, or to, the United States, including shipments from Mexico or Canada, must soon comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) food transportation rule. Compliance Dates  Generally, the effective compliance date for this new FSMA rule is April 6, 2017. However, small businesses have until April 6, 2018, to comply. The rule Read More

Tracking Load Payments With The J.B. Hunt 360 Payment Dashboard

March 28, 2017 Comments Off on Tracking Load Payments With The J.B. Hunt 360 Payment Dashboard
For many carriers, one of the most time-consuming business activities is spending time tracking payments on multiple loads. Carriers can track the status of load payments directly within J.B. Hunt 360.  Read on for a basic explanation of each load payment status found in J.B. Hunt 360 below. If you are a J.B. Hunt contract Read More