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Finding freight data for free – WTT

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On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about finding freight data for free. ImportYeti is a new kid on the block looking to change the way shippers’ supply chain data is visualized — for free. We’re talking to the man who built it. Also, how to earn passive income by electing to share your browsing and driving data with Cocoon. Is it worth it?

Plus, the reverse logistics boom, fleet growth in ‘21, shipping’s billion-dollar coke bust, DOT allots $1 billion in latest round of infrastructure grants, autonomous pizza delivery, used masks in mattresses and more.

They’re joined by special guests Brett Suma, CEO, Loadsmith; David Applegate, founder, The ImportYeti; Tim Breckenridge, VP of Business Development, ITF Group; Jeff Bermant, founder and CEO, Cocoon MDR.

F3: Future of Freight Festival


The second annual F3: Future of Freight Festival will be held in Chattanooga, “The Scenic City,” this November. F3 combines innovation and entertainment — featuring live demos, industry experts discussing freight market trends for 2024, afternoon networking events, and Grammy Award-winning musicians performing in the evenings amidst the cool Appalachian fall weather.

Timothy Dooner

Dooner is an award-winning podcaster who hosts and produces FreightWaves' WHAT THE TRUCK?!? In under a year he helped build FreightCasts, the world’s largest logistics and supply chain podcast network in media. WTT is ranked in Apple Podcasts top-20 Business News podcasts. He also writes a newsletter of the same title with over 15k subscribers in the supply chain and trucking niche. Dooner has been in freight since 2005 and has held directors positions in operations, sales, consulting, and marketing. He has worked with FedEx, Reebok, Adidas, L.L. Bean, Hasbro, Louis Vuitton, and many more high level clients across the full spectrum of the supply chain. He was a featured speaker at TEDx Chattanooga.