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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

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 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

Want to become a carrier for J.B. Hunt? Explore your options.

April 26, 2017 1
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

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

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

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

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

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Power-Only Carrier for J.B. Hunt

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If you work with a power-only trucking company, keeping your fleet moving is probably the biggest concern you have for your business. One week you may be turning away loads, and watching as trucks sit idle the next. If your goal is to develop long-term business relationships that generate revenue for your company, take a look at the Read More