2017 End-of-Year Carrier Survey

November 9, 2017 Comments Off on 2017 End-of-Year Carrier Survey
As we enter the final months of 2017, the commercial trucking industry is facing some of its most impactful issues that will begin to affect the industry at the end of the year and into 2018. We want to know what you think about them. After all, who better to assess the state of the industry than those Read More

Recruiting in a Highly Competitive Market

November 3, 2017 Comments Off on Recruiting in a Highly Competitive Market
Authored by David Keefauver, SVP of Dedicated Contract Services Operations A driver shortage has been lingering over the supply chain industry for many years. The average driver age is rising, regulations are changing, drivers are accepting non-transportation job offers, and driving jobs aren’t easily backfilled. When combined with the recent capacity crunch, the need for Read More

Cargo Theft Prevention: How to Prepare

November 1, 2017 Comments Off on Cargo Theft Prevention: How to Prepare
The good news regarding cargo theft in 2016, (if there is good news about cargo theft), is the 7.7% drop in the number of reported cases compared to 2015. However, the value of these thefts rose 13.3% since 2015, according to CargoNet. At an average cost of $207,000 per incident in 2016, cargo theft poses a serious risk to carriers, particularly Read More

Find a Load, Make an Offer with Carrier 360: Watch the Video

October 25, 2017 Comments Off on Find a Load, Make an Offer with Carrier 360: Watch the Video
Looking for a better way to find freight and book quickly – WITHOUT having to make spend extra time on the phone? Watch the video to learn how Carrier 360 from J.B. Hunt helps you find loads, make offers and so much more. No phone calls required! Connect with us! Read More

Winter Weather Driving: Preparing for the Unexpected

October 19, 2017 Comments Off on Winter Weather Driving: Preparing for the Unexpected
When winter arrives cold temperature sweep in 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 and injuries. Snow and Ice Ice may first build up around the truck, 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