FreightWaves launches Shipper of Choice Award

FreightWaves launches Shipper of Choice Award

FreightWaves will highlight the top 25 shippers in America for its inaugural Shipper of Choice awards. The award will rate qualities such as flexibility and detention on a five-point scale, with the winner announced at Transparency19.

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Veteran air cargo exec appointed to FreightWaves Market Expert, Air Cargo

Veteran air cargo exec appointed to FreightWaves Market Expert, Air Cargo

Cohen, a 30 year air cargo veteran of United Airlines and Etihad Airlines has been appointed as FreightWaves Market Expert, Air Cargo. In this role he will be providing analytics and commentary about the air cargo market and will be working with data partners in the air cargo space.

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Museum and hall of fame dedicated to the trucking industry to be established in Chattanooga, TN

Museum and hall of fame dedicated to the trucking industry to be established in Chattanooga, TN

A museum and hall of fame dedicated to the trucking industry is set to open in Chattanooga, TN in April 2019. The museum will be the only museum that is dedicated to the founders and companies that have made up the history of the trucking industry.

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MW18 Demo Day round 4

MW18 Demo Day round 4

In the last round of live technology demonstrations at MarketWaves 18, companies showed off products that automated document imaging and processing, matching loads to trucks, financing the supply chain, and creating price discovery for air cargo.

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MW18 Demo Day Round 1

MW18 Demo Day Round 1

The first round of nine live technologies demonstrations at MarketWaves included blockchain-based logistics platforms, software that integrated directly into devices onboard a truck, and artificial intelligence solutions that automate repetitive manual tasks.

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Truckload Carriers Association and FreightWaves announce exclusive fleet benchmarking data and commentary partnership

Truckload Carriers Association and FreightWaves announce exclusive fleet benchmarking data and commentary partnership

The TCA and FreightWaves announced “Truckload Indexes”, a benchmark and commentary partnership that will provide near-time benchmarking of major operational and financial KPIs from best-in-class truckload carriers. This exclusive set of data points enable carriers of all sizes to compare how different data points impact the overall profitability and operating efficiency of truckload carriers.

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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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