Winter Weather Driving: Preparing for the Unexpected

October 19, 2017 Comments Off on Winter Weather Driving: Preparing for the Unexpected
Winter is coming.  It’s not a teaser for the next season of Game of Thrones – temperatures are dropping and, sooner or later, the unpredictability of winter weather will be felt across the U.S. While the severity of the seasonal weather may vary depending on your location, awareness of proper winter safety protocol may help prevent accidents Read More

10 Reasons to Use Expedited Freight Shipping

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Use Expedited Freight Shipping
Expedited shipping is no longer just a solution for high-value loads and emergency relief. These days, there are a multitude of reasons to choose expedited shipping. Supply chain solutions companies that offer expedited options are a great resource for shippers in determining if expedited is the best way to move their freight. Below are ten Read More

Know Before You Go: Tips for Easier Lumper Payment Processing

October 12, 2017 Comments Off on Know Before You Go: Tips for Easier Lumper Payment Processing
Let’s face it – no one is a fan of additional fees. But sometimes they are unavoidable if you are carrying a load that requires lumper services. Coordinating payments for these services may be confusing and frustrating. If you are moving a load for J.B. Hunt and lumper services are required, here are some tips Read More

Fall Freight Preview: Where to Find Loads

October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Fall Freight Preview: Where to Find Loads
It’s hard to believe, but we’re entering the final quarter of 2017. And while the months may have flown by, there’s  still plenty of freight to be had – especially as we enter the busy holiday season. Here are the “Big 3” places worth checking out if you want to make the most of the season’s load Read More

5 Benefits of Using an Asset-based Intermodal Provider

October 4, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Using an Asset-based Intermodal Provider
Intermodal is one of the most cost-efficient transportation options available for companies with a tight budget or large-scale shipping needs. Intermodal is also complementary to other transportation modes such as over-the-road. There are two main types of intermodal providers: ones that own the transportation equipment (asset based) and ones that do not (non-asset based). Equipment Read More

Loads Delivered to You: Three Ways to Find Loads Using Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt

September 28, 2017 Comments Off on Loads Delivered to You: Three Ways to Find Loads Using Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt
If you like making multiple phone calls to brokers everyday to negotiate prices on the loads you want, don’t read the rest of this article. But, if you are one of the many carriers who would believe that a better use of your time is being on the road carrying loads, keep reading. Carriers of Read More

Helping Your Employees Do More with Carrier 360 Access

September 21, 2017 Comments Off on Helping Your Employees Do More with Carrier 360 Access
As a trucking company owner or manager, you want technology and tools that make your job easier. Your Carrier 360 account offers a great deal of flexibility in negotiating rates for loads and managing loads that have been tendered to your company. But did you know Carrier 360 can help those who work for you Read More

Looking for an edge? Find it with J.B. Hunt at CSCMP.

September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Looking for an edge? Find it with J.B. Hunt at CSCMP.
This year’s CSCMP EDGE lineup features innovative companies with creative solutions that address challenges shippers are currently facing. You’ll find many ways industry experts can help support and improve your processes now and into the future. Discover how J.B. Hunt can advance your supply chain with technology and industry expertise by taking advantage of the opportunities available Read More

Trust comes first. Here’s how to build it.

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Trust comes first. Here’s how to build it.
Authored by Brad Hicks, Executive Vice President of Dedicated Contract Services Whether you’re converting a private fleet or switching outsource providers, the first 90 days are a make-or-break time for a transportation provider that has just won the business of a new customer. The customer is trusting you to provide the service levels promised during Read More

Updated ELD Mandate Implementation Could Affect Freight Capacity

September 7, 2017 Comments Off on Updated ELD Mandate Implementation Could Affect Freight Capacity
As mentioned in our previous blog post, complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will have a big impact on transportation and logistics. On August 28, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that enforcement of the new ELD regulations will now be applied in a phased-in approach. Beginning December 18, 2017, the majority Read More