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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

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