• DATVF.SEALAX
    1.008
    -0.013
    -1.3%
  • DATVF.DALLAX
    0.912
    -0.006
    -0.7%
  • DATVF.VSU
    1.267
    0.027
    2.2%
  • DATVF.LAXSEA
    1.989
    -0.043
    -2.1%
  • DATVF.LAXDAL
    1.621
    0.059
    3.8%
  • DATVF.CHIATL
    2.006
    0.038
    1.9%
  • DATVF.VEU
    1.511
    -0.001
    -0.1%
  • DATVF.VWU
    1.499
    -0.027
    -1.8%
  • DATVF.ATLPHL
    1.598
    -0.022
    -1.4%
  • DATVF.PHLCHI
    0.928
    -0.020
    -2.1%
  • DATVF.VNU
    1.426
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    9,556.490
    -54.430
    -0.6%
  • OTRI.USA
    5.380
    0.120
    2.3%
  • OTVI.USA
    9,552.280
    -49.800
    -0.5%
  • TLT.USA
    2.570
    -0.030
    -1.2%
  • WAIT.USA
    150.000
    0.000
    0%
  • DATVF.SEALAX
    1.008
    -0.013
    -1.3%
  • DATVF.DALLAX
    0.912
    -0.006
    -0.7%
  • DATVF.VSU
    1.267
    0.027
    2.2%
  • DATVF.LAXSEA
    1.989
    -0.043
    -2.1%
  • DATVF.LAXDAL
    1.621
    0.059
    3.8%
  • DATVF.CHIATL
    2.006
    0.038
    1.9%
  • DATVF.VEU
    1.511
    -0.001
    -0.1%
  • DATVF.VWU
    1.499
    -0.027
    -1.8%
  • DATVF.ATLPHL
    1.598
    -0.022
    -1.4%
  • DATVF.PHLCHI
    0.928
    -0.020
    -2.1%
  • DATVF.VNU
    1.426
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    9,556.490
    -54.430
    -0.6%
  • OTRI.USA
    5.380
    0.120
    2.3%
  • OTVI.USA
    9,552.280
    -49.800
    -0.5%
  • TLT.USA
    2.570
    -0.030
    -1.2%
  • WAIT.USA
    150.000
    0.000
    0%

Tribal Knowledge + Market Expertise

We’ve brought together a best-in-class team to create our FreightWaves Market Experts Team. Designed to provide SONAR users with dedicated access to some of the best subject matter experts in the freight industry, our Market Experts study freight trends, impacts, movement and data, and provide market insights and strategies exclusively for SONAR users.

Each team member represents a unique set of industry expertise. Collectively, they help to craft a complete picture of what’s happening in and around the freight markets through a multi-lens approach. Combining their deep tribal knowledge and industry experience with data and insights from SONAR, they’re able to deliver valuable and near-time market insights like only FreightWaves can.

The FreightWaves Market Expert Team:

  • Publishes daily and monthly commentary, conducts webinars and speaks at key industry events.
  • Accessible via a SONAR subscribers-only Slack channel, email and Twitter and can handle any freight market question you can ask.
  • Provided at no extra cost to SONAR users and are here to give you a distinct advantage in the market.

Our FreightWaves Daily Watch is a daily briefing email that’s distributed exclusively to licensed SONAR users. Think of it as your SONAR playbook for the day. It’s designed to provide quick-read insights from our Market Experts into what happened in the global economy overnight, what’s happening in the freight market today, and what you need to watch over the next 24 hours. In addition to highlighting what’s happening in the freights markets for that day, our Market Experts share recommended strategies on how this information can be used to your advantage. The Daily Watch playbook email is released 7 days a week at 10:00AM ET.


Meet the Experts


Dean Croke

Dean Croke

CHIEF ANALYTICS OFFICER

MARKET EXPERTISE

Telematics • ELD/HoS • Trucking Equipment • Drivers/Driving • Sleep and Sleep Disorders • 24/7 Workplace Schedule Design • Human Performance

Zach Strickland

Zach Strickland

DIRECTOR, FREIGHT MARKET INTELLIGENCE

MARKET EXPERTISE

Pricing • Financial Analysis • LTL/TL • Data Organization & Analytics


Nick Austin

Nick Austin

DIRECTOR OF WEATHER ANALYTICS & SENIOR METEOROLOGIST

MARKET EXPERTISE

Weather Analysis • Weather Forecasting

John Kingston

John Kingston

EXECUTIVE EDITOR & OIL MARKET ANALYST

MARKET EXPERTISE

Crude Oil and Product Markets • Government Energy Policy • Futures Trading • Equity Markets for Energy, Truck, and Rail Companies • Blockchain and Commodities


Donny Gilbert

Donny Gilbert

MARKET EXPERT

MARKET EXPERTISE

Fueling Dept FTL Carriers • Driver Payrolls • Brokerage Customer Service • Brokerage Operations • Pricing Analyst for Brokerage Ops

Donny Gilbert

Tom Mallon

MARKET EXPERT

MARKET EXPERTISE

Futures Markets • Futures Trading • Commodities & Energy Markets • Commodities & Energy Market Data


Jesse Cohen

Jesse Cohen

AIR CARGO

MARKET EXPERTISE

Domestic & International Air Cargo • Pricing • Economic Analysis • Data Management & Analytics

Henry Byers

Henry Byers

INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDING & MARITIME

MARKET EXPERTISE

Ocean Containerized Freight • FCL/LCL • International Trade Data • Ocean Contract & Spot Pricing • Market Analytics • Forecasting • Routings & Capacity Utilization


Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

MARKET EXPERT & ECONOMIST

MARKET EXPERTISE

Economic Analysis • Housing and Construction • Trend Forecast • Technology Evaluation

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH

MARKET EXPERTISE

Truckload Freight • Email/Phone Surveys • Market Research • Mexico Cross-Border • FMCSA Data • Freight Brokerage• Market Indexes


Seth Holm

Seth Holm

SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST

MARKET EXPERTISE

Freight and Transportation Research • Consumer and Technology Research • Business and Stock Market Analysis • Financial Modeling • Macroeconomic Analysis • Technology Trends in Transportation

Alexandria Quevedo

Alexandria Quevedo

SUSTAINABILITY ANALYST

MARKET EXPERTISE

Sustainability in Transportation • Carbon Reducion Technologies • Climate Policy


David Faulkenberry

David Faulkenberry

MARKET EXPERT, FINAL MILE

MARKET EXPERTISE

First-to-Final Mile Network Development • Heavy Goods & White-Glove Services • Rating, Pricing & Accessorial Development • Carrier Operations Management • Routing, Scheduling, & Dispatch Systems • Carrier Mobile App Development • Customer Care and Operations Support • Strategic Planning & Market Segmentation

Michael Baudendistel

Michael Baudendistel

MARKET EXPERT

MARKET EXPERTISE

Rail • Intermodal • Rail Equipment Manufacturing and Leasing • Truck Equipment and Components

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