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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

Protect the future for your fleet

February 28, 2020 Comments Off on Protect the future for your fleet
The past two years have seen a record number of companies opting to outsource their private fleets in favor of dedicated models. Fleets have felt the pressure of new and tighter regulations on driver hiring, driver shortage and retention issues, heightened risk profiles, and new accounting standards. We sat down with Brian Webb, Senior Vice Read More

Clock is Ticking on ELD Enforcement

March 23, 2018 Comments Off on Clock is Ticking on ELD Enforcement
Within the last couple of years, the transportation industry has adapted to changes like the Food Safety Modernization Act, hours of service regulations, and more recently, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. Since the ELD Mandate went into effect on December 18, 2017, there has been a lot of stress in the shipping community adapting Read More

ELD Mandate, Driver Shortage, and Women in Trucking Top the List

December 26, 2017 Comments Off on ELD Mandate, Driver Shortage, and Women in Trucking Top the List
From electronic logging devices to autonomous trucks, 2017 has been a big year for logistics and transportation. Being up-to-date on industry news is important because of the impact it can have on your business. However, if you’re like most people, life can get busy and catching-up on your read list can be difficult. You might Read More

Glaucoma: Impact on Your Health and Trucking Career

January 23, 2017 Comments Off on Glaucoma: Impact on Your Health and Trucking Career
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a serious disease which leads to irreversible vision loss. It is the world’s second leading cause of blindness. For commercial truck drivers, good vision is essential to job performance. Glaucoma can disqualify you from driving if you cannot obtain a vision exemption as part of your DOT Read More