J.B. Hunt NY /NJ Transload Service GA
November 26, 2021
J.B. Hunt Transport Services launched a new transload service to assist shippers
in the New York metro area experiencing nationwide congestion.
The new service will be managed through a recently expanded facility in Jersey
City, New Jersey, that will provide port drayage, transloading and inland
linehaul solutions. The facility is the first of its kind for the company and
opens at a key time with the holiday season fast approaching.
“Our new transloading service will help customers accelerate freight movement
and improve container fluidity,” said Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer
and executive vice president of people and human resources at J.B. Hunt. “It is
the latest example of how J.B. Hunt is creating solutions for customers to
improve the agility of their supply chain.”
new transloading service provides a one-stop source for quickly transferring
ocean freight into equipment for domestic transport. Shippers can leverage J.B.
Hunt Intermodal and J.B. Hunt Highway Services to move freight outbound from the
facility, providing line haul capacity to anywhere in the United States. J.B.
Hunt operates one of the largest company-owned fleets in North America, with
more than 100,000 intermodal containers, 18,500 tractors and 36,000 trailers.
The company’s technology platform J.B. Hunt 360°® is an industry leader in
digital freight matching and provides shippers with access to nearly one million
trucks through qualified third-party carriers across the country.
J.B. Hunt expanded its use of the facility in October to utilize a 25,000
square-foot area to establish the new service offering. The facility consists of
ample on-site parking, offers 24/7 service and is located near all major
railroads and port terminals in the New York area.