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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

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

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

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

Helping After Harvey: How to Help in the Wake of Disaster

August 31, 2017 Comments Off on Helping After Harvey: How to Help in the Wake of Disaster
In the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houston and affected areas are flooded extensively. More than 40 inches of rain have fallen and more rain is expected in the coming days. The U.S. transportation network has only begun to feel the disruption and what is still to come from this violent storm. Sadly, the death Read More