J.B. Hunt Adds Digital Freight Matching Within SAP ERP

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J.B. Hunt Transportation Services announced Oct. 27 that its freight-matching solutions will now be available to businesses using the enterprise resource planning software SAP ERP.

SAP ERP incorporates key business functions and is developed by the German company SAP SE.

Its users will have access to the freight-matching capabilities but still be able to store shipment information in the system. This was done by integrating the software with the technology solution platform J.B. Hunt 360.

“By adding the freight-matching power of J.B. Hunt 360 directly within SAP systems, businesses will have greater access to a variety of shipping solutions, all within the platform they use each day,” said Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer and executive vice president of people and human resources at J.B. Hunt. “Whether you’re responding to unexpected demand or new to the digital marketplace, J.B. Hunt is making the process more efficient for your business.”

J.B. Hunt said the integration will automate many time-consuming manual tasks to make the process more efficient and convenient. Businesses using SAP technology will also have access to the shipper-focused platform Shipper 360 to help with shipment tracking and visibility.

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SAP ERP is designed to help businesses manage operations such as sales, distribution, materials management, production planning, logistics execution and quality management as well as financials, human capital management and corporate services.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. ranks No. 4 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America. It also ranks No. 5 on the TT list of the 50 largest logistics companies in North America. — Transport Topics

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