Where To Find the Late Summer Freight

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on Where To Find the Late Summer Freight
Wondering where the best places to find freight are as summer enters its final stretch? Freight volumes may fluctuate on a national level, but there are a few places where load opportunities are consistently strong. Check out these freight locations on our load board. The Best Places for Freight Texas Natives from the Lone Star Read More

Three Ways To Ensure You Never Miss a J.B. Hunt Load Opportunity

August 16, 2017 Comments Off on Three Ways To Ensure You Never Miss a J.B. Hunt Load Opportunity
Finding loads is one of the more difficult (and frustrating) parts of running a trucking company. You need to keep your trucks moving, but sometimes it may seem as if you spend more time searching for freight than hauling it. The easiest solution for booking loads with J.B. Hunt is using the J.B. Hunt 360 platform. Available Read More

What’s In Store For the 2017 Great American Trucking Show

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on What’s In Store For the 2017 Great American Trucking Show
The 2017 Great American Trucking Show (GATS) is just two weeks away and the intense focus on the trucking industry as a whole may make this year’s event the biggest yet. As you make your final plans to arrive in Dallas, here is a quick glimpse of the topics you can expect to hear more about during Read More

J.B. Hunt Introduces Cash for Capacity Bonus Program for Power-Only Carriers

August 5, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Introduces Cash for Capacity Bonus Program for Power-Only Carriers
The busiest season of the trucking industry has typically been the last quarter of the year. However, an increase in shipment volume due to e-commerce sales, shopping events, and other factors is expanding that season for carriers. To meet the growing demand, J.B. Hunt’s Power Capacity Solutions (PCS) division is launching Cash for Capacity, a Read More

Get your next load recommendation from J.B. Hunt 360

August 2, 2017 Comments Off on Get your next load recommendation from J.B. Hunt 360
Searching for loads can be time consuming, so we’ve created Load Recommendations within J.B. Hunt 360 to make it easier. Your account will automatically populate suggestions for your next pickup based on the delivery point of your current load. Recommendations can be viewed at the bottom of the page for each load ready to be Read More

Detention Payments: How to Report Detention and Get Paid

July 26, 2017 Comments Off on Detention Payments: How to Report Detention and Get Paid
Have you ever needed to report a detention delay or request a lumper payment and weren’t sure about the process or procedures to follow? Carriers can be reimbursed for detention when delays are encountered at a shipper or receiver facility beyond the scheduled appointment time. Most companies have specific procedures for reporting detention times and getting paid for Read More

Top Misconceptions about Outsourcing your Private Fleet

July 21, 2017 Comments Off on Top Misconceptions about Outsourcing your Private Fleet
In the current environment, private fleets require more time, energy, and money to manage, causing many businesses to question their distribution strategy. Outsourcing can be perceived as a negative term; however, it could be the best decision you ever make when you choose a provider that specializes in private fleets. To set the record straight, Read More

Scorching States for Summer Freight: Loads Available in the Lower 48

July 13, 2017 Comments Off on Scorching States for Summer Freight: Loads Available in the Lower 48
The summer temps may be mild in most parts of the country, but the mid-summer freight market is still red hot. Need to find your next load? Check out these states on the J.B. Hunt Load Board that are blazing with freight opportunities: Texas The biggest state in the lower 48 boasts bigger freight volumes, Read More

How to Become a Shipper of Choice

July 5, 2017 Comments Off on How to Become a Shipper of Choice
When it comes to on-time delivery and a positive shipper-carrier interaction, every player in the supply chain has a part. Manufacturers and shippers must ensure the product is ready to go for pickup, drivers require optimal and agile routing, and receivers must have the correct equipment to unload the product. As businesses know, the supply Read More

Women in the Supply Chain: Trucking

June 26, 2017 Comments Off on Women in the Supply Chain: Trucking
According to Trucking.org, the United States is expected to reach a truck driver shortage of 175,000 employees by 2024. Currently, the average age of a truck driver is 49, and unless new drivers are introduced to the industry the pool of drivers with experience will be increasingly smaller. Enter: the female truck driver. According to an analysis by Omnitracs Read More