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Barchart partners with FreightWaves to deliver freight news and data on Barchart.com

FreightWaves, the industry-leading freight news and data leader, has announced a new partnership with Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology. The partnership covers the creation of a new Freight Market Center on Barchart.com providing users with the latest data, content, and news for global freight markets. Additionally, FreightWaves will integrate Barchart’s cmdtyStatsSM  database for global economic data and commodity statistics into its SONAR data platform.

Through its complementary product and services suite, FreightWaves provides the transportation and logistics industry and financial market participants with freight market news and analysis, data-driven technology solutions, and risk management tools. Freight market information and insights are published on FreightWaves.com and are now available through Barchart.com through the partnership.

“In just over two years, FreightWaves has become a leading force in the freight industry as an innovator, disruptor and trusted source for ground-breaking market news, data, analytics and technology to help understand and de-risk the market,” said Craig Fuller, FreightWaves’ CEO and Founder. “With the launch of trucking freight futures early next year, the content that we’re creating becomes even more relevant and important to financial market participants. We’re excited to share our news and data with a new audience through our partnership with Barchart,” said Fuller.

Barchart CEO Mark Haraburda said, “FreightWaves is the most innovative provider of data, content, and news for the transport and logistics industry. Through this partnership we will be able to supply Barchart.com users with accurate news and information for this increasingly important market segment. We are excited to partner with FreightWaves and provide the SONAR platform with our diverse database of global economic and commodity data–all of which can be visualized and charted within SONAR.”

Barchart is relied upon to deliver high-availability, high-quality market data and technology solutions that serve a range of clients from individuals and institutions, including investment firms, brokerages, media companies, research facilities, and commodity businesses, in the U.S. and around the world. Most recently, Barchart has launched cmdty, an institutional brand focused on proprietary alternative data solutions and information services for commodity professionals. cmdty’s innovative new products and services offered across cmdtyIndexesSM, cmdtyNewswiresSM, cmdtyStatsSM, and cmdtyDataSM are flexibly designed to easily integrate into decision-making workflows from front to back office. Customers can also access this data as well as multiple technologies and APIs, including web services, WebSockets, and over the flagship cmdtyView® market data platform.

FreightWaves SONAR combines the market intelligence of the FreightWaves team with comprehensive market data and proprietary analytics. The dashboard aggregates millions of anonymized data points from over 150 disparate freight, economic and government sources, including key economic, fundamental, transactional and pricing data-sets that are then coded into time series-based market indices. Data presented in SONAR is near-time, in most cases <24 hours old, and provides subscribers with proprietary insight and analytical tools that help craft a view of supply and demand balance in each market. SONAR users will now have access to Barchart’s cmdtyStatsSM, the premier solution for fundamental commodity data, information, and statistics.

To view the Freight Market Center on Barchart.com, please visit www.barchart.com/stocks/sectors/freight-market/

To learn more about how Barchart can power decisions for commodities trading visit the cmdty product site today.

You can learn more about FreightWaves and the future of the freight industry at its MarketWaves18 event in Grapevine, TX (DFW) on November 12 and 13. As an extension to the event, FreightWaves is hosting an in-depth Trucking Freight Futures 101 session on Wednesday, November 14 to support the launch of their new futures contracts in early 2019. You can learn more and register for the Trucking Freight Futures session here

About FreightWaves

Freightwaves.com is the largest provider of content, data, news and analytics for the freight market. Freightwaves.com is the #1 trafficked site in freight and receives twice the traffic and engagement of any other news site in the transport and logistics industry. The company also created the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a membership organization committed to developing blockchain standards and education for the freight industry; FreightWaves SONAR, a data and analytics freight market dashboard that aggregates individual data points from over 150 sources; and, in conjunction with DAT and Nodal Exchange, FreightWaves is launching Trucking Freight Futures, the first-ever futures contracts settled on trucking spot rates. For more information, please visit www.freightwaves.com.

About Barchart

Barchart is a leading provider of market data and services to the global financial, media, and commodity industries. Our diversified client base trusts Barchart’s innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news, and publications. Fore more information, please visit www.barchart.com/solutions.



Lisa McGinty


Chief Marketing Officer

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Colleen Sheeren


Head of Marketing

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