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 Transportation Managers, among others.

What does it tell me?

The Critical Events app shows SONAR subscribers real-time weather events. Users can see anything from the current temperature in a city to hurricanes that are building in the ocean. 

By having the ability to see real-time weather events, users have more information and are able to be more proactive in their decision-making. 

The Critical Events app also shows weather and conditions for the entire world. This helps users be more aware of what may affect them in the next couple of days. 

Users also have the ability to view: 

  • Snowfall amounts
  • Rainfall amounts
  • Maximum wind gusts
  • Current radar
  • COVID-19 cases
  • Tropical cyclones  
  • Earthquakes