The Five Things You’ll Learn at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

March 14, 2017 Comments Off on The Five Things You’ll Learn at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show
The 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is just a few 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 Louisville, here is a quick glimpse of the topics you can expect to hear more about Read More

How Shippers Could Help Offset the Impacts of the ELD Mandate

March 8, 2017 1
There’s been a lot of talk about how carrier companies and drivers must adjust their practices once the new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate goes into effect on December 18, 2017. Did you know shippers and receivers will be affected as well? As always, the trucking industry is a two-way street. As drivers adjust to Read More

Find Your Next Load With the Load Board or J.B. Hunt 360 Carrier

March 7, 2017 4
Recently, we announced that J.B. Hunt had added a once-popular feature back to its load board – the map. The response has been overwhelming. We’ve received dozens of blog comments, phone calls, emails, and social media comments asking how to get the best value from using the J.B. Hunt load board. So, here are some ways Read More

J.B. Hunt Opens Enterprise Sales Branch in Oklahoma City

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Opens Enterprise Sales Branch in Oklahoma City
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced today the opening of a new J.B. Hunt enterprise sales branch in Oklahoma City. “Increasing our nationwide footprint is an exciting endeavor, and moving into the Oklahoma City area will provide the company with greater potential to meet customer needs,” said Eric McGee, senior vice president of transportation at Read More

10 FAQs About the ELD Mandate Every Carrier and Shipper Should Know

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on 10 FAQs About the ELD Mandate Every Carrier and Shipper Should Know
The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will go into effect beginning December 18, 2017. By that time, many large-scale trucking companies will have already implemented ELDs across their operation. However, many smaller trucking companies have yet to install such devices on their trucks. 1. What are some key components of the ELD mandate? Use of ELDs is Read More

Announcing J.B. Hunt’s 2017 Carrier Photo Contest

February 28, 2017 Comments Off on Announcing J.B. Hunt’s 2017 Carrier Photo Contest
Are you a J.B. Hunt contract carrier with an interest in photography? Do you want to get paid to share your photos with a large audience? This is your chance! J.B. Hunt is looking for entries for our first-ever Carrier Photo Contest. What We’re Looking For We’re looking for photos from J.B. Hunt contract carriers Read More

J.B. Hunt Installs Tracking Solution on Intermodal and OTR Container Fleet

February 28, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Installs Tracking Solution on Intermodal and OTR Container Fleet
J.B. Hunt has chosen ORBCOMM Inc., a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things communication solutions, to equip its 90,000-plus intermodal and over-the-road (OTR) trailing fleets with end-to-end tracking and monitoring. ORBCOMM will provide J.B. Hunt a comprehensive telematics solution that gives visibility to the location and status for multiple classes of trailing Read More

Understanding the Basics of CMV Insurance for Carriers

February 14, 2017 Comments Off on Understanding the Basics of CMV Insurance for Carriers
Commercial trucking is an industry with inherent risks. For carriers, some of those risks can be mitigated by using best practices for things such as inspections, compliance, safety, and driver training. These things can help reduce risk, but can never eliminate risk completely.  While on the road, there are number of risk factors the driver is NOT Read More

5 Fast Food Meals Under 500 Calories

February 9, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Fast Food Meals Under 500 Calories
We all know that its not easy to eat healthy when you’re on the road. As much as you try to make good food choices, sometimes the only option available is fast food. Some fast food chains have made efforts to offer menu items with better nutrition, fewer calories and less fat – every restaurant Read More