FreightWaves Annual Revenue, Number of Employees, Growth and Funding

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Chattanooga, TN USA
Total Funding:$36.5M
Lead Investor(s):8VC
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Estimated Revenue & Financials

  • FreightWaves's estimated annual revenue is currently $47.9M per year.
  • FreightWaves received $20.0M in venture funding in February 2019.
  • FreightWaves's estimated revenue per employee is $328,000
  • FreightWaves's total funding is $36.5M.

Employee Data

  • FreightWaves has 146 Employees.
  • FreightWaves grew their employee count by 39% last year.
  • FreightWaves currently has 5 job openings.

Executive Contacts

Ken SmithChief Technology Officer
Jason SchneiderLearning And Development Manager
Kent BakkerManager, Business Development
Addison ArmstrongExecutive Director
Spencer PilandChief Financial Officer
Trevor WillinghamSocial Media & Digital Marketing Manager
Andrew WolfeTV Technical Director
Jeffrey MasonExecutive Director, FreightWaves Media
Jing XuChief Operating Officer
Fergus CaldicottChief Technology Officer

The #1 Source for Navigating the Freight Markets. FreightWaves is the leading provider of market data and analytics for the North American freight market. Inspired by commodities markets data providers like Bloomberg, Reuters, Platts, and Morningstar- we are creating the independent source of actionable data and commentary to help freight market participants navigate the impact of economic, technology, and regulatory changes on their business. We run the largest community in the freight markets, serving members that do more than a trillion dollars of freight revenue per year; ours news and commentary site ranks #1 in page-views per month, according to Alexa; our SaaS platform, SONAR, is a market dashboard that is built to help participants gain near and real-time perspectives of changes in market conditions; and our futures contracts are listed on Nodal's exchange and settled against DAT's trucking spot rates.



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FreightWaves News

20-Mar-19 - FreightWaves NOW - March 18, 2019

In today's FreightWaves NOW, we'll let you know about ongoing flooding in the Midwest. Also, market expert Donny Gilbert tells us about

43 minutes ago - Support lacking for US plan to self-declare parcel rates

As FreightWaves previously reported, Peter Navarro, who directs the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, wrote in an op-ed

17-Mar-19 - FreightWaves and University of Tennessee- Knoxville sign MOU

The purpose of the agreement is to explore and develop collaborative ways of mutually enhancing FreightWaves and Haslam's supply chain

FreightWaves Funding

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FreightWaves Executive Hires

2018-07-09David SheppardEVP Commercial EngagementArticle

FreightWaves Hiring Plans

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