J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. is a US-based transportation and logistics company. Founded in 1961, J.B. Hunt’s mission is to create the most efficient transportation network in North America. To achieve this goal, J.B. Hunt has invested in cutting-edge technology, leading the industry as a digital freight matching platform and changing the way carriers and customers collaborate and do business.
In order to remain at the forefront of the transportation and logistics industry, J.B. Hunt recognized the importance of data analytics and data insights and the need to keep pace with the growing trends. That’s when they teamed up with Maven Analytics to support their onboarding and upskilling initiatives across the business, including members in the Finance, Compensation, People Analytics, and Customer Experience departments.
With help from Maven Analytics, J.B. Hunt is using data to solve real-world problems and build a better future for the business.
One of the main reasons we chose Maven Analytics is their methodology and teaching style. Other platforms out there can teach bad habits, introducing the potential for constant problems with spreadsheets and analysis.
When looking for a scalable analytics training option, J.B. Hunt faced several challenges. They needed a learning platform where employees could build critical soft skills, along with technical tools for data analysis and visualization.
J.B. Hunt also found that new hires had differing skill levels and as the company continued to grow rapidly, they needed a solution to provide individualized training and onboarding courses to keep pace with the growing industry.
To achieve their vision for the future, they needed to find a scalable way to:
We have some Maven Analytics lovers here at JB Hunt. Anytime someone expresses interest in analytics, the "Thinking Like an Analyst" course is where I point them first.
Starlyn Danley (Senior Training Delivery Specialist at J.B. Hunt), discovered Chris Dutton, who founded Maven Analytics, through his online Excel courses. She found his teaching methodology engaging and effective and reached out to discuss how the Maven team could help J.B. Hunt evolve its approach to onboarding and analytics training.
The Maven Analytics team worked with Starlyn to better understand J.B. Hunt's goals and learning objectives, assess skills gaps, and implement a seamless, scalable training solution, that included:
I needed to find something that I was comfortable and confident with when I was pointing people toward learning analytics. Maven was the perfect solution.
J.B. Hunt quickly recognized the success of integrating Maven Analytics into their learning and development. Employees love Maven's project-based courses and have incorporated the skills they've learned into real-life scenarios.
Some of the results include: