Safety Matters

November 7, 2019 Comments Off on Safety Matters
We understand that putting trucks on the road that weigh 20 to 30 times more than a passenger vehicle is a big responsibility. In 2017 alone, more than 4,000 people died in truck-related accidents. That’s just one reason why it’s important to choose a dedicated transportation provider that is committed to safety and has the Read More

Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial Visits J.B. Hunt November 6-16

November 5, 2019 Comments Off on Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial Visits J.B. Hunt November 6-16
For the third consecutive year, J.B. Hunt is hosting the Arkansas Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial outside its corporate offices in Lowell. The memorial includes a 3×5-foot American flag and short biography for each of the 149 Arkansas service members who have died while serving since September 11, 2001. It is open to the Read More

Sourcing Drivers in Foodservice Distribution

October 18, 2019 Comments Off on Sourcing Drivers in Foodservice Distribution
No matter your industry, it’s more difficult to hire drivers today than it was 30 years ago, 10 years ago, or even 3 years ago. Drivers are your bread and butter, and they’re hard to come by. Finding new drivers and keeping your current ones is even harder for specialized industries like foodservice.   The Read More

Become a Power Only Pro

June 21, 2019 Comments Off on Become a Power Only Pro
Moving power-only loads is a great way for carriers to reduce costs and find consistent freight. At J.B. Hunt, we prioritize the carrier experience–and that means making sure carriers have access to the information and tools they need to run efficiently. Based on feedback from carriers moving J.B. Hunt Power Capacity Solutions (PCS) freight, we’ve Read More

Carrier 360 Introduces I’m Not Driving Mode

June 3, 2019 Comments Off on Carrier 360 Introduces I’m Not Driving Mode
These days, when a carrier looks for their next load they often turn to their phone. But rather than making a call, freight carriers search digital load boards and view assignments from mobile apps. We’re committed to helping carriers improve everyday operations and find the right load at the right time, so we take feedback Read More

Looking Ahead to Roadcheck Week

May 20, 2019 Comments Off on Looking Ahead to Roadcheck Week
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. This year, Roadcheck will take place June 4th-6th. With the addition of the Memorial Day holiday and end of month, increased market pressure is expected. Understanding Read More

Easier Payment Processing with Carrier 360

March 20, 2019 Comments Off on Easier Payment Processing with Carrier 360
Let’s be honest, getting paid is likely at the top of your priority list. Paperwork is easy to lose̶–especially when your desk is the passenger seat of an 18-wheeler. With Carrier 360, we keep it simple so it’s easy for you to submit paperwork and get paid fast. Upload Documents Anytime Add receipts, proof of Read More

Simpler is Better: Easy Check Calls and Automated Detention

November 19, 2018 Comments Off on Simpler is Better: Easy Check Calls and Automated Detention
It’s a common complaint in the trucking industry: Completing check calls and keeping track of detention can be time consuming and confusing. With Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt, check calls and automated detention are quick and easy. Plus, carriers get paid $50 for every hour of detention time once the 2-hour requirement is met if Read More

Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial Visits J.B. Hunt November 9-16

November 10, 2018 Comments Off on Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial Visits J.B. Hunt November 9-16
For the second consecutive year, J.B. Hunt is hosting the Arkansas Run for the Fallen Traveling Memorial outside its corporate offices in Lowell. The memorial includes a 3×5-foot American flag and short biography for each of the 145 Arkansas service members who have died while serving since September 11, 2001. It is open to the Read More

Special Delivery: Benefits of Outsourcing Live Production Transportation

August 30, 2018 Comments Off on Special Delivery: Benefits of Outsourcing Live Production Transportation
Live production transportation encompasses all needs for vertically integrated poultry companies. For many years those integrators have managed live transportation and bird growout with their employees and assets. Then, integrators started outsourcing bird development to contracted growers, because the benefits outweighed the risks. Even though it’s a sensitive part of the business, trusting growout experts Read More