LTL

How to Book Less-than-Truckload (LTL) in Shipper 360

October 15, 2020 Comments Off on How to Book Less-than-Truckload (LTL) in Shipper 360
Need to get a less-than-truckload (LTL) shipment moving? With Shipper 360 it’s easy to view rates, book freight and get back to your day – no expertise required. Watch the video or read the steps below to see how it works:   Log in to Shipper 360 and click “Create” under LTL Enter addresses for pickup and delivery Read More

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

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

Best Practices for Seamless LTL Holiday Shipping

November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Best Practices for Seamless LTL Holiday Shipping
Businesses that experience increased shipping volume during the winter holidays often look to less-than-truckload (LTL) services as a solution to move smaller quantity shipments across North America. Rather than sending all customer orders individually via parcel – which can become very cost-prohibitive – businesses should consider sourcing an LTL carrier. LTL is also optimal for Read More

10 Reasons to Use Expedited Freight Shipping

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Use Expedited Freight Shipping
Expedited shipping is no longer just a solution for high-value loads and emergency relief. These days, there are a multitude of reasons to choose expedited shipping. Supply chain solutions companies that offer expedited options are a great resource for shippers in determining if expedited is the best way to move their freight. Below are ten Read More

9 Tips for Shipping Less Than Truckload (LTL)

January 31, 2017 Comments Off on 9 Tips for Shipping Less Than Truckload (LTL)
Are you new to the shipping industry? Maybe you’re a small business who just expanded their distribution reach. Perhaps you’re looking to ship a small amount of freight to a new branch. No matter what your situation, if you’re new to less than truckload (LTL) shipping these tips will come in handy to help your company maximize Read More

Simplifying Less Than Truckload: Accessorials

January 17, 2017 Comments Off on Simplifying Less Than Truckload: Accessorials
Shipping freight using less than truckload (LTL) service can be difficult to navigate, especially for shippers new to the transportation and logistics industry. Shipping LTL involves many more factors than shipping truckload (TL) . One of the most important factors of LTL shipping is the accessorial. What is an accessorial? An accessorial is any additional service provided Read More

Dimensional Pricing in Less Than Truckload Shipping

December 21, 2016 Comments Off on Dimensional Pricing in Less Than Truckload Shipping
Technology continues to grow and change exponentially. There always seems to be a better phone or more impressive gadgets on the market. The shipping and logistics industry is no exception. Dimensional pricing is gaining traction in the less than truckload (LTL) sector. But what exactly is it? In short, dimensional pricing utilizes laser or photo technology to identify weight, 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