J.B. Hunt, BNSF ally to expedite shipping

A view of the main entrance Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the J.B. Hunt Transport headquarters in Lowell. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services is teaming up with BNSF Railway to offer a service called Quantum, an intermodal product targeted at service-sensitive highway freight.

The companies said Tuesday they will work together on the project which will be housed at a new Intermodal Innovation Center at BNSF headquarters in Fort Worth,...