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FreightWaves is a company providing benchmarking, analytics, monitoring, and forecasting of the logistics industry. Its flagship SaaS product, SONAR, is used by capacity providers and organizations that contract with capacity providers to make decisions about how to route, manage, and forecast their supply chains. The company also offers information and informed context through a media platform. In addition, FreightWaves owns American Shipper, a media outlet which serves global maritime and ocean trade audiences, and Modern Shipper, a media brand which provides content for supply chain executives involved in the direct-to-consumer retail industry.

HQChattanooga, TN, US
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)191(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at FreightWaves

Craig Fuller

Craig Fuller

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
John Paul Hampstead

John Paul Hampstead

Director, Passport Research
David Bradford

David Bradford

EVP of Execution
George Abernathy

George Abernathy

Fergus Caldicott

Fergus Caldicott

Chief Technology Officer
Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill

Director, Editorial and Research
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FreightWaves Office Locations

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

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Founding Date


FreightWaves total Funding

$92.4 m

FreightWaves latest funding size

$16 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

FreightWaves investors

FreightWaves's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $16 m. In total, FreightWaves has raised $92.4 m
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FreightWaves Operating Metrics

FreightWaves's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 400 in Jul, 2020. FreightWaves's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 1 m in Jun, 2021.
Jul, 2020Jun, 2021

Enterprise Customers


Monthly Unique Visitors

1 m

Podcast Downloads per Month

100 k

Viewers per Day (Streaming TV)

30 k
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FreightWaves Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
American Shipping CorporationJuly 02, 2019
StakUpJune 03, 2019

FreightWaves Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset



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FreightWaves Online and Social Media Presence

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FreightWaves News and Updates

KINETIC to Discuss Building a Data-Driven Safety Culture at FreightWaves Online Summit

Panel to focus on how reducing injuries, improving workplace design and identifying areas of risk within the facility has resulted in a safer work environment at PepsiCo Panel to focus on how reducing injuries, improving workplace design and identifying areas of risk within the facility has resulted…

FreightWaves selects Predata for AI-derived risk signals

Predata, the predictive analytics company for geopolitical risk, today announced its integration wit...

FreightWaves Blogs

What is power-only truck brokerage?

Small carriers are opting to bring only a power unit to a brokered transaction.

Borderlands: Mundi launches finance tool for Mexico-based freight forwarders

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Mundi launches a finance tool aimed at Mexico-based freight forwarders; more manufacturing jobs are headed for Mexico; Dachser Mexico is providing cross-border services fo…

Carriers head west for a modern-day gold rush — of freight

Carriers are rejecting a disproportionate amount of long-haul freight heading east versus west. Does this dramatic imbalance have long-term implications?

Viewpoint: How to fight the talent war in freight

If you aren’t proactively taking measures to retain your people, someone else is trying to steal them. Here’s what to do about it.

The Log Book: 4 creative ways companies honored truck drivers

This week: From Spotify playlists to full cab renovations, FreightWaves showcases creative ways companies celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

What is a truck dispatcher?

This AskWaves looks at what separates truck dispatchers from truck brokers.
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FreightWaves Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was FreightWaves founded?

    FreightWaves was founded in 2017.

  • Who are FreightWaves key executives?

    FreightWaves's key executives are Craig Fuller, John Paul Hampstead and David Bradford.

  • How many employees does FreightWaves have?

    FreightWaves has 191 employees.

  • Who are FreightWaves competitors?

    Competitors of FreightWaves include Toggle, Logixboard and GoComet.

  • 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.