J.B. Hunt has added temperature-controlled services to its J.B. Hunt 360° digital freight-matching technology platform.
More than 10,000 carriers using J.B. Hunt 360 will offer temperature-controlled delivery services. Shippers will be able to select from a variety of temperature ranges when using Shipper 360 to create a shipment, which can be booked in the platform in as little as three minutes. The platform already offers truckload, intermodal, and less-than-truckload options.
“J.B. Hunt 360 has opened the marketplace for shippers and carriers to connect, and we continue to expand that by bringing new solutions, such as temperature-controlled, into the platform,” said Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer and executive vice president of people and human resources at J.B. Hunt. “Shipper 360, specifically, enables businesses of all sizes to be more responsive in today’s dynamic freight market and match their capacity needs with the right truck at the right time.”
Through J.B. Hunt 360, shippers and carriers can engage in a marketplace for freight matching, gain visibility into their operations, and access features that automate and streamline day-to-day efforts. There are separate shipper and carrier versions.
Using Shipper 360, shippers can compare rates, schedule deliveries, and create alerts, allowing them to focus on essential tasks while having access to information when they need it. Customers can use the Shipper 360 mobile app to track and trace current freight.
J.B. Hunt 360 also gathers feedback from carriers on facility convenience, timeliness, and accommodations. Carriers have submitted more than 830,0000 reviews, and the information is shared directly with customers in Shipper 360, allowing them to target facility improvements.