FreightWaves

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FreightWaves is an online platform that provides insights on freight industry to shippers and financial traders. The Company prepares market indices, geo heat-maps, and barometers available on its SONAR platform. It has developed technical and markets forums for the freight industry, market and technical education, thought leadership, standards, and certifications for the freight market, all through its BiTA platform.  

TypePrivate
Founded2016
HQChattanooga, US
Websitefreightwaves.com
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)161(+8%)

Key People/Management at FreightWaves

Lisa McGinty

Lisa McGinty

Chief Marketing Officer
John Bowes

John Bowes

EVP
Dan Piscatelli

Dan Piscatelli

CFO
Jeff Mason

Jeff Mason

Managing Director
Craig Fuller

Craig Fuller

CEO
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FreightWaves Office Locations

FreightWaves has an office in Chattanooga
Chattanooga, US (HQ)
405 Cherry St
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FreightWaves Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2016

FreightWaves total Funding

$39.4 m

FreightWaves latest funding size

$21 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

FreightWaves investors

FreightWaves's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $21 m. In total, FreightWaves has raised $39.4 m
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FreightWaves Online and Social Media Presence

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FreightWaves Blogs

Canadian carriers court drivers from bankrupt Celadon’s Hyndman Transport

While trucking companies stand to gain from a competitor’s collapse, they lament the loss of an industry stalwart.

A. Duie Pyle prospers by staying close to home

It’s taken nearly a year for someone to publicly acknowledge that their company has benefited from the February bankruptcy and subsequent shutdown of less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier New England Motor Freight Inc. (NEMF). That someone is Peter Latta. Latta is chairman and CEO of A. Duie Pyle Inc., …

Should dogs ride shotgun? Transportation lawyer Cassandra Gaines speaks on the pet debate

A plaintiff’s attorney in the case of a vehicular accident may sic the trucking company for allowing Fido to ride along.

Bankrupt Celadon’s Mexican carrier Jaguar Transportation reportedly halts services

Mexican carrier Jaguar Transportation stopped its trucking services this morning (Dec. 10) and could be shutting down as part of Celadon’s Chapter 11 filing Dec. 9. Several freight and logistics professionals confirmed to FreightWaves that cross-border account representatives for Jaguar Transportati…

Union Pacific shuffles sales and marketing groupings

The railroad will consolidate business segments to three groups from four to better adapt to market conditions.

Truck maker Paccar issues special $2.30-per-share dividend

Just in time for the holidays, Paccar declared a special dividend of $2.30 a share for stockholders of record by Dec. 20.
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FreightWaves Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was FreightWaves founded?

    FreightWaves was founded in 2016.

  • Who are FreightWaves key executives?

    FreightWaves's key executives are Lisa McGinty, John Bowes and Dan Piscatelli.

  • How many employees does FreightWaves have?

    FreightWaves has 161 employees.

  • Who are FreightWaves competitors?

    Competitors of FreightWaves include CR England, Waresix and APC Postal Logistics.

  • Where is FreightWaves headquarters?

    FreightWaves headquarters is located at 405 Cherry St, Chattanooga.

  • Where are FreightWaves offices?

    FreightWaves has an office in Chattanooga.

  • How many offices does FreightWaves have?

    FreightWaves has 1 office.