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Get the fleet that flexes with you

October 8, 2020 Comments Off on Get the fleet that flexes with you
Many companies with fleets find themselves in one of two camps. For some, their fleet is too big. They carry extra trucks and drivers in case they’re needed, but most of the time they sit by idly. Others consistently find their fleet too small. They have just enough drivers and trucks to operate at status Read More

Prepare Ahead for Roadcheck Week Capacity Constraints

September 2, 2020 Comments Off on Prepare Ahead for Roadcheck Week Capacity Constraints
International Roadcheck Week is an annual event of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) during which tens of thousands of inspections are performed on commercial vehicles across North America. Typically, Roadcheck takes place in early June. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated HOS waivers, the CVSA postponed the event until September 9th– 11th. Read More

Introducing Electronic Bill of Lading in Carrier 360

August 12, 2020 Comments Off on Introducing Electronic Bill of Lading in Carrier 360
As we all navigate a “new normal” and learning to be mindful of contact with others, carriers and shippers are finding new ways of operating to keep themselves and their teams safe and healthy while providing essential services. The new electronic bill of lading (e-BOL) feature in Carrier 360 mobile aims to help carriers and Read More

J.B. Hunt makes first company delivery using the all-electric Freightliner eCascadia

August 11, 2020 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt makes first company delivery using the all-electric Freightliner eCascadia
The first J.B. Hunt Intermodal delivery using an all-electric Class 8 truck pulled out of the Southgate terminal this week, barely making a sound. The transport, a 120-mile haul for Walmart, kicks off a three-month testing phase in which J.B. Hunt will integrate the eCascadia with its day-to-day fleet operations in Los Angeles. “J.B. Hunt Read More

What We’ve Learned Weathering Uncertainties

June 5, 2020 Comments Off on What We’ve Learned Weathering Uncertainties
Authored by Nick Hobbs, Executive Vice President and President of DCS and Final Mile Services Because of the role our business units play in the global economy and supply chain we have a unique opportunity to witness how crises affect a multitude of industries. J.B. Hunt also feels the effects of these events. It’s important Read More

Three Myths of Dedicated Fleet Management

June 5, 2020 Comments Off on Three Myths of Dedicated Fleet Management
Now more than ever, companies from all industries need the flexibility of a dedicated fleet. Whether you are experiencing massive surges or the need to control your costs, dedicated fleets have a lot to offer. Nevertheless, making the choice to outsource your fleet is a big decision. While it’s scary to feel like you’re relinquishing Read More

Providing Personal Protective Equipment in Northwest Arkansas

May 18, 2020 Comments Off on Providing Personal Protective Equipment in Northwest Arkansas
Ensuring the safety of health care workers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic is vitally important. The vast surge in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) has strained the products’ supply chain, creating purchasing and delivery challenges. Through collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, we were able to make an in-kind donation of nearly 300,000 Read More

J.B. Hunt’s 2019 Carrier of the Year Awards

May 8, 2020 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt’s 2019 Carrier of the Year Awards
Right now, truck drivers and carriers are appreciated more than ever for going above and beyond to keep our communities stocked and our lives moving. The rest of the world is learning what we’ve known for decades – these jobs are challenging and essential.   To continue with the appreciation of the hard work drivers and Read More

The Future of Freight Tech in a Post-COVID World

May 7, 2020 Comments Off on The Future of Freight Tech in a Post-COVID World
It’s long been understood that freight transportation is not a tech-saavy industry. Quite the opposite, in fact. By most standards, the freight transportation industry is a laggard in technology adoption. But perceptions have not stopped leadership at J.B. hunt from doing many things that were, at one point, unheard of in the industry. Technology investment Read More

JBH Customers Step Up to Support Truck Drivers During COVID-19

March 30, 2020 Comments Off on JBH Customers Step Up to Support Truck Drivers During COVID-19
As much of the nation’s workforce shelters-at-home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), many others are doing necessary work tied to keeping Americans healthy, protected and supplied with necessary goods. Flattening the curve of the COVID-19 spread would be impossible without truck drivers to keep substantial amounts of medical supplies, food and household goods Read More