Market Dashboard Plus+

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSONAR Features

What is it? A multi-lane spot rate management dashboard that shows the current spot rate with high and low values in a lane along with a historic chart view and multiple other market analytic data points, such as origin and destination capacity conditions. Currently, Market Dashboard Plus is an add-on feature to SONAR. If you are interested in learning more … Read More

Daily Tip: FreightWaves Supply Chain Power Pricing Index (FWPPI.USA)

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Did you know? You can measure whether shippers or carriers have control of pricing with SONAR’s Pricing Power Index. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. FreightWaves Supply Chain Power Pricing Index (FWPPI.USA) … Read More

Daily Tip: Inbound Tender Reject Index (ITRI)

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Did you know? You can pinpoint markets that carriers are less willing to deliver to by using Inbound Tender Rejection Rates. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. SONAR’s Inbound Tender Rejection Index … Read More

Daily Tip: Retail Truckstop Diesel Price (DTS)

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Did you know? You can see daily fluctuations in retail diesel prices around the country, either as a national average or in specific markets. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Retail truckstop … Read More

Daily Tip: Inbound Tender Volume Index (ITVI)

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Did you know? SONAR’s Inbound Tender Volume Index can show you which markets freight is being delivered into, along with the trends and changes in inbound freight volumes. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team … Read More

Daily Tip: FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? The truckload spot market leads longer term pricing trends by ~90 days on average.  Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI) is a national truckload … Read More

Daily Tip: USDA Produce Truckload Spot Rates (AGRATE)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? You can gauge the all-in rates of produce shipments from different regions of the U.S. using SONAR’s AGRATE index. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. USDA Produce Truckload Spot … Read More

Daily Tip: Outbound Tender Market Share (OTMS)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? SONAR’s Outbound Tender Market Share Index can tell you how fast volumes are growing or declining in a particular market in relation to the other U.S. markets. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email … Read More

Daily tip: Port Import Market Share (PIMS)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Subject: Daily Tip:  Did you know? You can track the market share of each U.S. port in relation to all U.S. imports. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Port Import Market Share … Read More

Daily Tip: Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

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Did you know? You can gain insight on the direction of market conditions for manufacturing subsectors using the Purchasing Managers Index. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. The Institute for Supply Management … Read More

Daily Tip: Initial and Final Contract Rates

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? Contracted rates account for roughly 80%-85% of all dry van truckload moves throughout the year. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Initial and Final Contract Rates are a seven-day … Read More

Daily Tip: Drewry World Container Index (WCI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? SONAR’s Headhaul Index is a great tool to measure changes in capacity. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com.  Headhaul Index (HAUL): Calculates the difference between the Outbound Tender Volume … Read More

Daily Tip: Headhaul Index (HAUL)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? SONAR’s Headhaul Index is a great tool to measure changes in capacity. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com.  Headhaul Index (HAUL): Calculates the difference between the Outbound Tender Volume … Read More

Daily Tip: Intermodal Contract Savings Indices (IMCSI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? You can see how much intermodal contract rates are in comparison to dry van contract rates. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Intermodal Contract Savings Indices (IMCSI): Using contract … Read More

Daily Tip: National Truckload Index (NTI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? The truckload spot market leads longer term pricing trends by ~90 days on average.  Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI) is a national truckload … Read More

Daily Tip: Outbound Tender Rejection Index (OTRI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? You can find trends and changes in spot market rates using Outbound Tender Rejection Rates Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Outbound Tender Rejection Index (OTRI) rates are measurements … Read More

Daily Tip: Freightos Baltic Daily Index (FBXD)

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Did you know? You can monitor spot prices for 40-foot ocean containers across 12 major maritime lanes. Each day we’ll send you a tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Freightos Baltic Daily Index (FBXD) – The Freightos Baltic Daily … Read More

Daily Tip: Outbound Tender Lead Times

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? You can measure a shipper’s reaction to capacity changes with SONAR’s Outbound Tender Lead Times Index. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. Outbound Tender Lead Times (OTLT) – is … Read More

Daily Tip: Outbound Tender Volume Index

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? SONAR’s Outbound Tender Volume Index can show you which markets are shipping the most freight, along with the trends and changes in freight volumes. Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to becoming a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at … Read More

Critical Events

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMap, SONAR Features

What is it? The Critical Events app is where users can go to get real-time weather information. Users have the ability to add certain threats, overlays and assets to their map to see what weather events may be affecting them that day. Who is interested?  Anyone who is involved in truck transportation. Brokers, Carrier Pricing, Carrier Sales, Load Planners and … Read More