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5 Money-Saving Tips for Power-Only Carriers

June 12, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Money-Saving Tips for Power-Only Carriers
If you run a small to mid-sized  trucking company, you know tight margins and increasing expenses can put the health of your business at risk. While margins fluctuate with capacity, expenses can be controlled for the most part. Here are five ways you can save money and maximize your fleet’s earning potential. Eliminate the fax machine. Fax Read More

Summer Maintenance Tips: Prevention is Key

June 7, 2017 Comments Off on Summer Maintenance Tips: Prevention is Key
This year, the Farmer’s Almanac predicts unseasonably high summer temperatures throughout the United States. Extreme heat can put vehicles at risk of experiencing breakdowns, tire issues, and mechanical failures – especially if the vehicle is not properly maintained. In fact, AAA expects to assist 7 million American drivers this summer. In a recent survey, AAA found that 4 out of 10 Americans are Read More

Summer Freight Hot Spots – Find Your Next Load

June 2, 2017 Comments Off on Summer Freight Hot Spots – Find Your Next Load
Summer is just around the corner – the weather is heating up and so are freight markets! Here’s a list of J.B. Hunt’s hottest states based on current freight volumes. Check out the load board to find a brokered load in these states, or a location near you. Summer Freight Hot Spots Texas California Georgia Read More

Nation’s Roads Get a D- on 2017 American Infrastructure Report Card

May 31, 2017 Comments Off on Nation’s Roads Get a D- on 2017 American Infrastructure Report Card
Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its American Infrastructure Report Card which provides a comprehensive look into every aspect of our nation’s infrastructure; including its current condition, needed investment for upgrades, and its impact on citizens and commerce. In the 2013 report, the country’s infrastructure received a grade of D+ overall. Four years Read More

Focus on Load Securement During International Roadcheck

May 25, 2017 Comments Off on Focus on Load Securement During International Roadcheck
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) will be conducting the 2017 International Roadcheck during  June 6-8, 2017. The CVSA has announced that the special focus of the 2017 International Roadcheck will be cargo securement. Inspectors will be taking extra care to make sure that all cargo and equipment are properly secured according to the Federal Read More

J.B. Hunt Extends Free Quick Pay Promotion

May 16, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Extends Free Quick Pay Promotion
In case you haven’t tried Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt and gotten FREE Quick Pay terms – now is the time. J.B. Hunt is extending its waiver for Quick Pay processing fees on qualified loads booked and managed using Carrier 360. How to Qualify To qualify your load and take advantage of limited time Quick Pay fee Read More

Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Load

May 11, 2017 Comments Off on Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Load
If you’re new to the trucking industry there are probably a few things that slip your mind as you’re searching for your next load. The task can be daunting at times, especially with the huge list of load boards available to carriers. Load boards simplify the process of finding available freight, but before you book Read More

May Top 10 States for Freight

May 4, 2017 Comments Off on May Top 10 States for Freight
Spring is here and freight volumes are increasing. If you are looking for your next J.B. Hunt brokered load, a good place to start is searching our load board for freight in the following states: Texas Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio Kentucky Arkansas Tennessee California Georgia Missouri These are the current top 10 states ranked by freight volume. However, Read More

Utilizing Cash Advances for Load Expenses

May 3, 2017 Comments Off on Utilizing Cash Advances for Load Expenses
Controlling expenses is a huge task for any size and type of business. For motor carriers, having cash available to cover load expenses is critical to maintaining the health of your business. With cash advances from J.B. Hunt, move the loads you’ve accepted with confidence that expenses are covered. Getting Started with Cash Advances Download Read More

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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