Secure Capacity by Converting to Flatbed

January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Secure Capacity by Converting to Flatbed

Logistics markets started out tight in 2018 – and analysts don’t see that stopping anytime soon. To address capacity concerns in today’s supply chain, companies need to think outside the box. By converting dry van freight to flatbed, businesses can take advantage of additional capacity and, often, shorter loading times. Consider adding flatbed to your strategy and turn capacity struggles into customer service excellence with one of the industry’s top service providers, J.B. Hunt.

Consider utilizing flatbed solutions for items such as:

  • Commodities that are not required to load/unload from a dock
  • Items packaged in super sacks or bulk bags
  • Machinery that can be chained or strapped and tarp-protected
  • Bagged and shrink-wrapped cargo on pallets
  • Construction materials and PVC products

How Companies Benefit

Transitioning freight from dry van to flatbed can benefit your business by providing flexible capacity in a tight market. And because flatbed trailers weigh less than dry vans, you can move up to 2,000 additional pounds of commodities in a single shipment.

J.B. Hunt’s flatbed service works with thousands of trusted carriers that get the job done safely and on time. Contact us today to source capacity and remain agile in a disruptive market.

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