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If you are an owner-operator, or the owner of a trucking company, you understand the huge responsibility of making sound decisions about the future of your business. If you have employees, the results of your business decisions can affect more lives than just your own. As a diversified transportation services company, J.B. Hunt offers motor Read More

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