Chicago-based brokerage K+L Freight launches subsidiary to focus on Trucking Freight Futures

Chicago-based brokerage K+L Freight launches subsidiary to focus on Trucking Freight Futures

Trading of futures contracts can help market participants minimize their exposure to risk. Freight brokerage K+L Freight has launched a subsidiary, K-Ratio, to help its customers navigate the Trucking Freight Futures market when it launches on March 29.

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FreightWaves to live stream Trucking Freight Futures roadshow

FreightWaves to live stream Trucking Freight Futures roadshow

FreightWaves will live stream each of its Trucking Freight Futures road shows, allowing everyone who participates in the freight market to learn how they can offset their exposure to price swings.

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FreightWaves named FIA Innovator of the Year

FreightWaves named FIA Innovator of the Year

45 companies applied for a spot in the annual Innovators Pavilion at the FIA Futures & Options Expo, 15 finalists were chosen, 5 were selected by a panel of judges to present at the at FIA Innovator of the Year pitch competition, but only 1 came out on top.

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K & L Freight doubles down on data analytics and financial services

K & L Freight doubles down on data analytics and financial services

K & L Freight has invested heavily in technology and data and grown 5x in the past two years. The next step is offering financial services to help their shipper customers hedge against spot market volatility.

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A long overdue futures market could decrease rate volatility in trucking

A long overdue futures market could decrease rate volatility in trucking

One of the largest financial exchanges in the world has partnered with DAT and Chattanooga-based TransRisk to launch a futures contract based on trucking spot rates. The venture brings together the benchmark pricing index with one of the largest financial exchanges in the world. 

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