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Securing Capacity When Peak Season Demand is Strong

May 6, 2018 Comments Off on Securing Capacity When Peak Season Demand is Strong
Balancing demand and capacity has become increasingly difficult in recent months. In February 2018 – a historically low-volume month – pricing and load-to-truck ratio were at levels higher than any time throughout 2017, while intermodal capacity was 100% utilized.* Businesses are struggling to adapt to the new normal of less capacity and higher costs, particularly Read More

Addressing Retail’s Biggest Supply Chain Concerns

February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Addressing Retail’s Biggest Supply Chain Concerns
In 2017, the U.S. economy experienced growth at a rate of over 3% in the second and third quarters, and corporate profits increased 5.3% year-over-year in Q3. As a result, retailers are struggling to find capacity and maintain a consistent supply chain. The 2018 Retail Industry Leadership Association (RILA) supply chain conference is sure to Read More

Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Right for Your Business? (Part 1)

November 30, 2017 Comments Off on Quick Pay vs. Factoring: Which is Right for Your Business? (Part 1)
This article is the first of a two-part series on choosing the right load payment terms for your trucking business. Regardless of fleet size, if you own or manage a trucking company you know steady cash flow is the key to maintaining operations. How can you avoid waiting long periods to be paid for your Read More

Best Practices for Seamless LTL Shipping

November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Best Practices for Seamless LTL Shipping
Businesses that experience increased shipping volume during the winter holidays often look to less-than-truckload (LTL) services as a solution to move smaller quantity shipments across North America. Rather than sending all customer orders individually via parcel – which can become very cost-prohibitive – businesses should consider sourcing an LTL carrier. LTL is also optimal for 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

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

J.B. Hunt Extends Free Quick Pay Promotion

May 16, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Extends Free Quick Pay Promotion
In case you haven’t tried Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt and gotten FREE Quick Pay terms – now is the time. J.B. Hunt is extending its waiver for Quick Pay processing fees on qualified loads booked and managed using Carrier 360. How to Qualify To qualify your load and take advantage of limited time Quick Pay fee Read More