JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) and Keeptruckin today announced that the Freight Matching Platform within JB Hunt 360 Â° Â® will integrate with KeepTruckin Smart Loading Board, bringing together two of the most influential technology leaders in the fields of transport and logistics. The integration will provide greater visibility into capacity and provide carriers with freight opportunities that better match their operations.
“By integrating our two platforms, we can get a more transparent view of the market and better match capacity demand with available trucks,” said Shelley Simpson, commercial director and executive vice president of human resources and resources. human resources at JB Hunt. âKeepTruckin is a trusted name among carriers, and we believe this cross-platform feature will help businesses move freight more efficiently. “
Through the integration, the cargo available in JB Hunt 360 will be accessible through KeepTruckin’s Smart Load Board, the latest addition to KeepTruckin’s industry-leading fleet management platform. Authorized carriers will be able to book loads and bid on available cargo using Smart Load Board’s web or mobile platform, linking trucks to available cargo in a seamless and convenient process. Carriers can also choose to provide their location data for the duration of the load, giving shippers the ability to track and trace the status of their shipments in real time using JB Hunt 360.
âKeepTruckin’s Smart Load Panel is the first and only ELD-based freight marketplace that automatically matches loads based on a deep understanding of a carrier’s needs and preferences,â said Shoaib Makani, CEO by KeepTruckin. âWe are proud to partner with a renowned industry leader like JB Hunt to move freight faster than ever by providing access to large-scale capacity and real-time visibility. Our load matching algorithms ingest billions of data points every day to ensure the right load goes past the right carrier. “
Keeptruckin launched the Smart Load Board in October 2020. This free freight marketplace brings together thousands of loads from trusted brokers like JB Hunt and presents them directly on KeepTruckin’s web and mobile platforms so carriers can book intuitively. Brokers can connect to existing and new carrier capacity through the Smart Load Board to effectively communicate load availability to over 85,000 KeepTruckin carriers.
JB Hunt 360 is the company’s technology solution that addresses the need for efficiency, savings and visibility throughout the supply chain. In 2020, more than 1.2 million loads were processed through JB Hunt 360, and trades executed through the marketplace for JB Hunt 360 exceeded $ 1.4 billion. The innovative platform is the driving force behind the company’s mission to create the most efficient transportation network in North America.
About JB Hunt
JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., an S&P 500 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions to a variety of customers across North America. Using an integrated and multimodal approach, the company applies technology-driven methods to create the best solution for each client, adding efficiency, flexibility and value to their operations. JB Hunt services include intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, full, partial, flat, single source, last mile and more. JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. shares are listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol JBHT and are included in the Dow Jones Transportation Average. JB Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information visit www.jbhunt.com.
KeepTruckin is the leader in fleet management technology. KeepTruckin’s state-of-the-art hardware and cloud-based software help businesses improve the safety and efficiency of their operations. With a platform that covers video-based driver safety, electronic recording device (ELD) compliance, GPS tracking, driver dispatch and workflow, and fuel and maintenance, KeepTruckin provides an integrated fleet management system that adapts to the needs of more than 85,000 customers, from small trucking companies to Fortune 500 companies.
San Francisco-based KeepTruckin has more than 1,400 employees and has raised $ 227 million from Google Ventures, Index Ventures, IVP, Scale Venture Partners and Greenoaks Capital. To learn more about KeepTruckin, visit www.keeptruckin.com.
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