JB Hunt sues trucking software provider MercuryGate for $3.1 million, claims system didn’t work

jb-hunt-500x333Mega-carrier JB Hunt (No. 6 in the CCJ Top 250) has sued transportation management system provider MercuryGate for $3.1 million — the amount JB Hunt says it’s owed as a refund for software it says failed to meet the functionality agreed upon by the two parties.

According to court documents, JB Hunt says the software “is virtually useless,” save for 1 percent of its brokerage business. The carrier says it bought the Mojo Route Optimization Software and Carrier Management System Software from MercuryGate, planning to use them “in booking loads for delivery, identifying and tracking carriers and logistics management.”

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