US Customs Maritime Import TEUs (CSTEU)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

What is it? This displays the 7 day moving average of total Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) cleared by  U.S. Customs out of a given port. The TEUs are calculated from each shipment of containerized cargo that moves through a given port and is cleared by U.S. Customs. This TEU count gives users a better idea of exactly how much volume … Read More

National Trucking Index – (NTI, NTIB, NTID, NTIL)

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What is it? A national (US) spot rate index based on an average of booked spot dry van loads from 250,000 lanes and 10,000 daily spot market transactions. These transactions originate from FreightWaves Trusted Rate Assessment Consortium (TRAC) and are reported daily. The values are inclusive of fuel and exclude loads moving less than 250 miles. All contributors held to … Read More

TEU Vessel Capacity Index (TEUCAP)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

What is it? 7 Day moving average of twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) vessel capacity calling a specific port of lading (POL). The date that is used for each index value is the actual date of departure from the POL. For any data that is forward-looking, the date is based on the estimated time of departure until that vessel actually departs, at … Read More

SONAR Container Atlas App

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

SONAR Container Atlas provides an unprecedented level of visibility into the ocean container markets through various data points encompassing supply, demand, and ocean container spot rates.  What does Container Atlas tell me?  Ocean Container Rates Page SONAR Container Atlas enables users to have a comprehensive view into the ocean container markets through three primary pages: ocean container spot rates, supply … 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

Global Supply Chain Pressure Index (GSCPI)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMacro Economic Indicators

What is it?The Global Supply Chain Pressure Index (SONAR: GSCPI.GLBL) is a barometer that incorporates metrics throughout the supply chain to give an overview of the condition of the industry. The indicators are drawn from various segments of the supply chain, such as; cross-border transportation costs, changes in shipping rates, airfreight costs, manufacturing data, and more. There are altogether 27 … Read More

SONAR SCI List View

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSCI

SONAR SCI List View displays each lane in the uploaded data file with all the available market-level data.

SONAR SCI Network View

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSCI

SONAR SCI Network View The Network View gives a high level overview of each origin market in the sample, allowing the user to sort and identify the most challenging areas of their network.

SONAR SCI Opportunity View

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSCI

SONAR SCI Opportunity View is lists all the lanes that are identified as priced above the market in which conditions are favorable for negotiating lower (Overpaying) and lanes in which the benchmark or user uploaded rates are below market and conditions are favorable for low carrier compliance (Underpaying).

SONAR SCI Summary View

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSCI

SONAR SCI Summary View is an overview of lanes uploaded by a user that summarizes the freight spend and compares it to market level data.

Project44 Ocean Container Rollover Index (P44ORI)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

What is it? The Project44 Ocean Container Rollover Index (SONAR: P44ORI) measures the weekly proportion of cargo departing a port on a different vessel than originally scheduled. It’s expressed as a percentage, at the port and carrier levels, and indicates how many containers are being ‘rolled’ to subsequent sailings.  The data is generated at the port of discharge by calculating … Read More

Project44 Ocean Container Dwell Times (P44ODTPOL, P44ODTTSP, P44ODTPOD)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

What is it? The Project44 Ocean Container Dwell Times (SONAR: P44ODTPOL, P44ODTTSP, P44ODTPOD) are a set of weekly indices that measure the average number of days ocean containers are held at ports of lading, transshipment ports, and ports of discharge. The indices provide this information for 150 major container ports globally.  P44ODTPOL.CNSZP, for instance, displays weekly average container dwell times … Read More

Project44 Ocean Container Port Pair Delays (P44OPPD)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessMaritime

What is it? The Project44 Ocean Container Port Pair Delays (SONAR: P44OPPD) display the average number of days between originally scheduled and actual vessel arrival dates on the world’s most important ocean container trade lanes.  These Project44 Ocean Container Port Pair Delays indicate sailing schedule compliance and service reliability at a lane-level on a monthly basis.  P44OPPD.CNSZPUSLAX, for instance, displays … Read More

Freightos Air Index (FAXHKG, FAXTKG, FAX)

Nick ChastainAir

What is it? The Freightos Air Index measures the weekly spot price movements of air cargo in 191 airport to airport lanes. It is expressed as an average price per kilogram for two different shipment sizes or ‘weight breaks’: 100 kg to 300 kg and 300 kg to 1,000 kg. The Freightos Air Indexes are the most granular air cargo … Read More

Market Dashboard

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSONAR Features

What is it? A 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 Who is interested?  Anyone who is involved in truck transportation. Brokers, Carrier Pricing, Carrier Sales, Load Planners, Transportation … Read More

FreightWaves TRAC (Trusted Rate Assessment Consortium) Spot Rates

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSONAR Features, Truck - Rates, Truck-Rates

What is it? Average buy (to the carrier) rate derived from 3PL and freight brokerage reported by booked or covered date. TRAC contributors provide daily load data consisting of rate-information for hundreds of thousands of unique loads (i.e., different combinations of dates, modes, and zip3-lanes). More than a simple average, FreightWaves weights the values based on: Proximity to the specified … Read More

Lane Score Through MarcoPoint (Descartes)

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What is it? A score derived from electronic tender data that measures how easy a lane is to cover based on directional balance. Low Lane Scores are connected to higher prices, while high score lanes tend to be easier to cover with prices lower than the market average.  Who is interested?  Transportation Managers, Brokers,  Pricing Analysts, Shipper Procurement, Carrier Sales … Read More

Capacity Trend Indices (CTSV52, CTSR52, CTSV4, CTSR4, CTDV4, CTDR4)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessCapacity Trend

What is it? Capacity Trend scores translate tender volume and rejection data into a relative measure of market capacity.  A unique algorithm is used to produce Capacity Trend scores by detecting structural market pattern shifts and volatility in load balance and tender rejection levels. Capacity Trend scores are normalized for each market and reflect a measure of capacity using a … Read More

Drewry World Container Index

Hannah BlalockMaritime

What is it? The Drewry World Container Index is a composite of 40-foot ocean container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia as assessed by Drewry Maritime Research. This is primarily used as a benchmark for 40-foot ocean container spot rates across the various trade lanes that it represents. Trade Lanes Covered WCI.SHALAX – Shanghai … Read More

SONAR SCI – Lane Acuity

FreightWaves Customer SuccessSCI

What is Lane Acuity? Lane Acuity is the newest product app in the ongoing development of the SCI suite of products. Lane Acuity provides insights into market stability, by lane, helping participants identify rate and capacity risk on a lane. It also gives users the ability to quantify the carbon impact of their transportation networks.   Think of it as a … Read More