Integrating Data Collection to Improve Your Supply Chain

April 12, 2017 Comments Off on Integrating Data Collection to Improve Your Supply Chain
Technology has been used to gain insight and increase efficiencies in the supply chain for years. While companies who have built technological improvements into their supply chain benefit from data driven decisions and more efficient operations, integrating new technology before the business is ready can cause problems. Consider the following questions as you make the Read More

Hazmat Compliance Basics for Shippers

April 6, 2017 Comments Off on Hazmat Compliance Basics for Shippers
The world of hazmat compliance is vast and complicated. There are many responsibilities placed on manufacturers, shippers and carriers – with some overlapping to ensure quality control. Hazmat safety is incredibly important; when a hazardous material is not packaged, marked and transported properly, everybody is at risk. The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Read More

Three Key Metrics to Track for Optimal Fleet Performance

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Three Key Metrics to Track for Optimal Fleet Performance
Are you a fleet owner who struggles with getting the best performance from your trucks? If your answer is a resounding “yes,” then you know that tracking the performance of each vehicle and driver in your fleet is the key to improving your revenue and cash flow. As part of its power-only contract carrier program, Read More

Retail Fuel Deregulation in Mexico Leads to Early Stage Investment by BP

March 30, 2017 Comments Off on Retail Fuel Deregulation in Mexico Leads to Early Stage Investment by BP
On March 10, 2017, Mexico announced the opening of the first internationally branded retail fuel station in well over 50 years. Prior to 2017, retail fuel sales in Mexico were monopolized by state-owned PEMEX. British oil company BP’s pioneer fuel station is situated north of Mexico City in Satélite. The company plans to “invest in the growing Mexican retail fuel and convenience Read More

J.B. Hunt Expands into Canada with Enterprise Sales Branch in Toronto

March 30, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Expands into Canada with Enterprise Sales Branch in Toronto
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced today it has opened a new enterprise sales branch in Toronto, the first such office in Canada for J.B. Hunt. “Providing supply chain solutions for Canada is essential to many of our customers,” said Eric McGee, senior vice president of transportation at J.B. Hunt. “This new location will help Read More

Compliance Dates Approaching for the FSMA Food Transportation Rule

March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Compliance Dates Approaching for the FSMA Food Transportation Rule
Food transportation in, or to, the United States, including shipments from Mexico or Canada, must soon comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) food transportation rule. Compliance Dates  Generally, the effective compliance date for this new FSMA rule is April 6, 2017. However, small businesses have until April 6, 2018, to comply. The rule Read More

Tracking Load Payments With The J.B. Hunt 360 Payment Dashboard

March 28, 2017 Comments Off on Tracking Load Payments With The J.B. Hunt 360 Payment Dashboard
For many carriers, one of the most time-consuming business activities is spending time tracking payments on multiple loads. Carriers can track the status of load payments directly within J.B. Hunt 360.  Read on for a basic explanation of each load payment status found in J.B. Hunt 360 below. If you are a J.B. Hunt contract Read More

Join J.B. Hunt at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

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The industry’s largest trucking event, the annual Mid-America Trucking Show, begins next week in Louisville. Each year, this event showcases all things related to trucking. The J.B. Hunt carrier relations team is proud to join the MATS event to showcase the latest improvements to the J.B. Hunt 360 load management platform. Visitors to booth #64220 can Read More

J.B. Hunt, University of Arkansas Create J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence To Advance Supply Chain Research

March 22, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt, University of Arkansas Create J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence To Advance Supply Chain Research
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) is making a $2.75 million investment in the University of Arkansas to create the J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence. The center will be a collaborative effort between the company, the College of Engineering and the Sam M. Walton College of Business to advance supply chain management efficiency Read More

J.B. Hunt Waives Quick Pay Fees for J.B. Hunt 360 Users

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Waives Quick Pay Fees for J.B. Hunt 360 Users
Haven’t tried J.B. Hunt 360 yet? If searching for and booking loads directly online or performing check calls all in one place isn’t enough, here’s another reason: For a limited time, J.B. Hunt is waiving the processing fee for Quick Pay terms on qualified loads for J.B. Hunt 360 users. How to Qualify To qualify your load and Read More