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Carrier 360 Tutorial: Creating Favorite Lanes [Video]

April 13, 2018 Comments Off on Carrier 360 Tutorial: Creating Favorite Lanes [Video]
If you’re a carrier who likes to travel the same lanes frequently, the Favorite Lanes feature in Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt is your go-to for securing preferred freight fast. It’s simple: Just set up your lanes and you’ll receive an alert when new opportunities are available in the lanes you like. Connect with us! Read More

Reducing Maintenance Costs with Power Only Freight

March 26, 2018 Comments Off on Reducing Maintenance Costs with Power Only Freight
How can trucking companies save money on expenses? If you’re the owner of a small carrier business, you’ve likely asked yourself that question more than once. According to the American Transportation Research Institute, average truck/trailer repair and maintenance costs totaled 16.6 cents per mile in 2016. While tactics such as regular inspections, teaching efficient driving Read More

Carrier 360 Tutorial: Load Board Features [Video]

March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Carrier 360 Tutorial: Load Board Features [Video]
Today’s technology makes it easier than ever for carriers to reduce the time spent searching multiple load boards for available freight along preferred routes. At J.B. Hunt, carriers find more time to focus on driving and save money in the process with Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt.  Connect with us! Read More

Recommendations for Improving MPG Performance in Trucking Fleets

January 8, 2018 Comments Off on Recommendations for Improving MPG Performance in Trucking Fleets
In the transportation industry, fuel economy is a major focus when companies, particularly freight carriers, want to minimize costs. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), fuel is often the second-highest cost for fleets – shadowed only by driver pay. Optimizing your fleet is essential for fuel efficiency and can help keep your trucks moving. Read More

Tips for a Safe New Year’s Eve if You’re on the Road

December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Tips for a Safe New Year’s Eve if You’re on the Road
As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, take a few minutes to review our tips for how to ring in the new year safely. Follow these tips if you must be on the road on New Year’s Eve. Have a happy holiday season and get your new year off to a safe start. Connect Read More

Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Best for Your Trucking Company? (Part 2)

December 12, 2017 Comments Off on Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Best for Your Trucking Company? (Part 2)
This article is the second in a two-part series about choosing the best load payment terms for your trucking business. Are you considering using load factoring for faster payment processing? Ask these important questions before signing a contract with a factoring agent. Questions for the Factoring Agent: Are factoring services provided on a recourse or non-recourse Read More

Asking Questions to J.B. Hunt: Who Carriers Can Call To Get the Answers They Need

December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Asking Questions to J.B. Hunt: Who Carriers Can Call To Get the Answers They Need
J.B. Hunt appreciates the service provided by contract carriers and we hope that it’s a good experience doing business with J.B. Hunt. However, we understand that trying to ask a question may sometimes seem like a daunting task. With multiple departments, phone numbers and email addresses, getting to the correct person to answer your question Read More

Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Right for Your Business? (Part 1)

November 30, 2017 Comments Off on Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Right for Your Business? (Part 1)
This article is the first of a two-part series on choosing the right load payment terms for your trucking business. Regardless of fleet size, if you own or manage a trucking company you know steady cash flow is the key to maintaining operations. How can you avoid waiting long periods to be paid for your Read More

The Go-To ELD Implementation Guide for Carriers

November 15, 2017 Comments Off on The Go-To ELD Implementation Guide for Carriers
Beginning December 18, 2017, most U.S. motor carriers will be required to comply with Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations. While the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance won’t begin placing trucks out of service for violating the regulation until after April 1, 2018, compliance with the regulation is still important for the safety of the motoring public. Read More

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