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| products =      Trucking industry information and markets
 
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| homepage =      https://www.freightwaves.com/
 
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FreightWaves is a fintech company that plans to offer a futures market based on US trucking spot rates in partnership with the benchmark price reporting agency for US trucking
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FreightWaves is a fintech and media company that plans to offer freight futures based on US trucking spot rates for US trucking.  
 
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The company is building a SaaS market dashboard inspired by the Bloomberg terminal to give market participants near-time insights into the freight markets, using charts, heat and geo maps, and commentary by a panel of market experts.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.freightwaves.com/our-story|name=Our Story|org=FreightWaves|date=October 24, 2018}}</ref>  It is looking to launch the trucking freight futures contracts in the second half of 2018.  
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The firm plans to list a series of financially-settled freight futures contracts on the [[Nodal Exchange]] on March 29, 2019. It also has partnered with [[DAT]], which created a North American trucking market spot lane pricing methodology for settlement of the futures contracts.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.businessinsider.com/trucking-industry-opening-futures-market-2019-2|name= A futures market is finally opening for the $726 billion trucking industry|org=FreightWaves|date=February 13, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.freightwaves.com/freight-futures|name= Trucking Freight Futures|org=FreightWaves|date=February 13, 2019}}</ref> 
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FreightWaves was named the FIA Innovator of the Year at [[FIA Expo]] on October 18, 2018. The judges chose FreightWaves as the winner based on its potential to create a new class of futures products and market data based on the rates charged by trucking companies to move goods across the U.S. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.mondovisione.com/media-and-resources/news/freightwaves-named-fia-innovator-of-the-year/|name=Freightwaves Named FIA Innovator of the Year|org=Mondovisione|date=October 24, 2018}}</ref>
 
FreightWaves was named the FIA Innovator of the Year at [[FIA Expo]] on October 18, 2018. The judges chose FreightWaves as the winner based on its potential to create a new class of futures products and market data based on the rates charged by trucking companies to move goods across the U.S. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.mondovisione.com/media-and-resources/news/freightwaves-named-fia-innovator-of-the-year/|name=Freightwaves Named FIA Innovator of the Year|org=Mondovisione|date=October 24, 2018}}</ref>
  
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== Products and Services ==
 
== Products and Services ==
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The company developed a SaaS market dashboard inspired by the Bloomberg terminal to give market participants near-time insights into the freight markets, using charts, heat and geo maps, and commentary by a panel of market experts.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.freightwaves.com/our-story|name=Our Story|org=FreightWaves|date=October 24, 2018}}</ref>
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In November 2018 FreightWaves partnered with [[Barchart]] to create a new Freight Market Center on Barchart.com to provide Barchart users with the latest data, content and news for global freight markets. FreightWaves will integrate Barchart's cmdtyStats database for economic data and commodity statistics into its SONAR data platform.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.barchart.com/solutions/press-releases/1084837/barchart-partners-with-freightwaves-to-deliver-freight-news-and-data-on-barchartcom|name=Barchart Partners with FreightWaves to Deliver Freight News and Data on Barchart.com|org=Barchart|date=November 6, 2018}}</ref>
 
In November 2018 FreightWaves partnered with [[Barchart]] to create a new Freight Market Center on Barchart.com to provide Barchart users with the latest data, content and news for global freight markets. FreightWaves will integrate Barchart's cmdtyStats database for economic data and commodity statistics into its SONAR data platform.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.barchart.com/solutions/press-releases/1084837/barchart-partners-with-freightwaves-to-deliver-freight-news-and-data-on-barchartcom|name=Barchart Partners with FreightWaves to Deliver Freight News and Data on Barchart.com|org=Barchart|date=November 6, 2018}}</ref>
  
 
== Key People ==
 
== Key People ==
 
* [[Craig Fuller]], Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
 
* [[Craig Fuller]], Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
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* [[Addison Armstrong]], Executive Director
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 09:16, 13 February 2019

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FreightWaves
Headquarters Chattanooga, TN
Key People Craig Fuller, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Employees 80
Products Trucking industry information and markets
Website https://www.freightwaves.com/

FreightWaves is a fintech and media company that plans to offer freight futures based on US trucking spot rates for US trucking.

The firm plans to list a series of financially-settled freight futures contracts on the Nodal Exchange on March 29, 2019. It also has partnered with DAT, which created a North American trucking market spot lane pricing methodology for settlement of the futures contracts.[1][2]

FreightWaves was named the FIA Innovator of the Year at FIA Expo on October 18, 2018. The judges chose FreightWaves as the winner based on its potential to create a new class of futures products and market data based on the rates charged by trucking companies to move goods across the U.S. [3]

History

FreightWaves began with their core product, the SONAR data analytics platform that crunches data from the freight market to provide insights on how the market is doing and project future trends. In 2017, the company expanded into a content platform of the same name which which quickly became the most popular freight and trucking-focused publication globally. [4]

Products and Services

The company developed a SaaS market dashboard inspired by the Bloomberg terminal to give market participants near-time insights into the freight markets, using charts, heat and geo maps, and commentary by a panel of market experts.[5]

In November 2018 FreightWaves partnered with Barchart to create a new Freight Market Center on Barchart.com to provide Barchart users with the latest data, content and news for global freight markets. FreightWaves will integrate Barchart's cmdtyStats database for economic data and commodity statistics into its SONAR data platform.[6]

Key People

References

  1. A futures market is finally opening for the $726 billion trucking industry. FreightWaves.
  2. Trucking Freight Futures. FreightWaves.
  3. Freightwaves Named FIA Innovator of the Year. Mondovisione.
  4. Trucking Tech Startup FreightWaves Closes $13M Series A From Logistics Tech VCs, Rise of the Rest, New York Jet. Hypepotamus.com.
  5. Our Story. FreightWaves.
  6. Barchart Partners with FreightWaves to Deliver Freight News and Data on Barchart.com. Barchart.