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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

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

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

Dimensional Pricing in Less Than Truckload Shipping

December 21, 2016 Comments Off on Dimensional Pricing in Less Than Truckload Shipping
Technology continues to grow and change exponentially. There always seems to be a better phone or more impressive gadgets on the market. The shipping and logistics industry is no exception. Dimensional pricing is gaining traction in the less than truckload (LTL) sector. But what exactly is it? In short, dimensional pricing utilizes laser or photo technology to identify weight, Read More

Commingled LTL: Your New Less Than Truckload Solution

December 14, 2016 Comments Off on Commingled LTL: Your New Less Than Truckload Solution
For years, J.B. Hunt and other third-party logistics (3PL) providers have utilized a multimodal approach to shipping freight across the country and beyond. Recently, J.B. Hunt added the Commingled LTL service to its service offerings in the Southeast to Midwest regions. The new service provides bigger savings with pallet-based pricing and decreased handling to shippers by utilizing rail transport Read More

What is LTL Shipping? Frequently Asked Questions about Less Than Truckload

November 17, 2016 2
1. What are the basic differences in LTL shipments versus other modes of transport? Less Than Truckload, or LTL, shipments are those usually weighing more than 100 pounds. They are too heavy to be transported by a small parcel carrier, but not large enough to require a full truckload. LTL shipping consolidates freight shipments and Read More

Great States for Freight – Oct. 4, 2016

October 4, 2016 Comments Off on Great States for Freight – Oct. 4, 2016
Looking for your next load? Here are today’s top states by volume on J.B. Hunt’s online load board: Texas California Pennsylvania Illinois Virginia Find your next load on the J.B. Hunt load board. Connect with us! Read More

Find Your Next Load With Online Load Board Basics

September 19, 2016 Comments Off on Find Your Next Load With Online Load Board Basics
Have you ever wished you could find a truly free online load board? One that actually had loads available? Here’s one to try. The J.B. Hunt online load board allows carriers who are J.B. Hunt carriers to search for one-way and round-trip loads based on their origin and desired destination. Drivers and dispatchers can see Read More