Intermodal

How to Set Up Your Free Shipper 360 Account

September 9, 2020 Comments Off on How to Set Up Your Free Shipper 360 Account
When you need to book shipments faster, easier and smarter – Shipper 360 by J.B. Hunt helps you get the job done.   To sign up, click here. Create your free account in just three steps: Enter your user information Add your company details We’ll confirm the information and create your account   Once you’re in Shipper 360, Read More

Overcoming the Complexity of International Shipping

January 6, 2020 Comments Off on Overcoming the Complexity of International Shipping
International shipping adds a new level of complexity to the already complicated logistics business. Deciding if you will manage those shipments or collaborate with an experienced international shipping provider is a must. But regardless of your choice, keeping potential challenges in mind can help improve planning for international shipping.   International Challenges and Watch-Outs It’s Read More

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 isn’t always easy. 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 struggle to remain agile as costs and capacity shift, particularly when a number of factors converge all at once, Read More

J.B. Hunt Installs Tracking Solution on Intermodal and OTR Container Fleet

February 28, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Installs Tracking Solution on Intermodal and OTR Container Fleet
J.B. Hunt has chosen ORBCOMM Inc., a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things communication solutions, to equip its 90,000-plus intermodal and over-the-road (OTR) trailing fleets with end-to-end tracking and monitoring. ORBCOMM will provide J.B. Hunt a comprehensive telematics solution that gives visibility to the location and status for multiple classes of trailing Read More

Commingled LTL: Your Less Than Truckload Solution

December 14, 2016 Comments Off on Commingled LTL: Your Less Than Truckload Solution
For years, J.B. Hunt and other third-party logistics (3PL) providers have utilized a multimodal approach to shipping freight across the country and beyond. Recently, J.B. Hunt added the Commingled LTL service to its service offerings in the Southeast to Midwest regions. The new service provides bigger savings with pallet-based pricing and decreased handling to shippers by utilizing rail transport Read More

21 Shipping Terms Every Business Should Know

December 7, 2016 2
“Your reefer tender may be subject to drayage, detention and lumper fees.” Say what? Ever found yourself needing a translation guide to understand the acronyms and industry jargon used in the commercial shipping industry? You are probably not alone. To cut through some of the confusion, browse the list below of common industry terms and definitions. Read More