J.B. Hunt Teams up with Google for Next-Generation Supply Chain Technology
J.B. Hunt company is starting a collaboration with Google that will result in application of AI and cloud-based technology in their operations. Company is hoping that the collaboration will improve the efficiency especially in the way it connects shipments with capacity currently available. The technology will provide a real-time collected data which will bring quicker reaction times to supply chain and operations. This will also mean higher expectations from customers, and the company hopes it translates into more business opportunities.
- J.B. Hunt Transport Services first launched their 360 cloud platform in 2014 and now they are joining forces with Google to allow A.I. to boost package delivery.
- J.B. Hunt's new technology plans to get rid of all the inefficiencies of using multiple IT supply chain logistics to instead centralize all data.
- Google Cloud’s Data Cloud will help J.B. Hunt with it's Data Cloud to implement neural networks to create extensible workflows for shipments.
“By leveraging Google’s Data Cloud, J.B. Hunt 360 will better predict outcomes and help users make informed decisions.”