FreightWaves SONAR Dashboard

Be the first to know. Beat the competition. 

With freight markets being impacted non-stop by changes in capacity, demand, regulations, weather, and other variables, today’s logistics professional needs reliable up-to-the-minute information to respond to market conditions, forecast the future, and satisfy customers. 

SONAR is the only platform with a complete view of everything moving in the global freight economy.

  • World's leading Freight Forecasting Platform
  • Provides exclusive insights and actionable intelligence
  • Covers all modes: trucking, rail, ocean, air, warehousing, and barge
  • Monitor all of elements that impact the freight market: trucking spot and contract rates, fuel, demand, capacity, volumes, seasonality, weather, breaking news, risk-management, equipment values and much more! 

Find out why SONAR is so smart. 

SONAR enables transportation carriers, logistics providers, & shippers to benchmark, analyze, monitor & forecast

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Benchmark

Compare how your business performs against the market or competitive cohorts, drive more profit and revenue.

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Analyze

Combine the industry's fastest data with best in class analytical tools, enabling you to respond before your competitors.

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Monitor

Stay informed of developments that will disrupt your supply chain, like weather, natural disasters, economic activity, freight capacity and demand, regulations, and breaking news.

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Forecast

Project where freight rates, fuel, operating costs, equipment values, and market activity are at today and headed over the next year.

What can you do with sonar?

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Predictive Rates

Price Like A Boss

SONAR is the only place for current and forecast freight rates, helping you price like a boss. 

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load tender Indexes

SWIPE RIGHT FOR FAST DATA

Our load tender freight indexes provide SONAR users with the most up-to-date look at activity in the freight market. 

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Rail and intermodal data

ride the train

Get on the right track and ride the train into the richest and deepest set of rail and intermodal data ever gathered on a single platform. 

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Maritime data

Float like a boat

Float like a boat through SONAR's vast collection of never-before-seen maritime data.

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Warehousing Data

Location, Location, Location

Location is everything when it comes to warehouse real estate (and when it comes to SONAR’s warehousing data).

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Global Trade Data

Expand Your Empire

Access our massive collection of international trade and cross-border freight data to expand your global empire.

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Air CArgo data

Fly like an eagle

Fly like an eagle and see the market with a brand-new perspective with SONAR's global air cargo data.

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Licensed Indexes

Paint the whole picture

Our collection of licensed third-party freight indices allow you to paint the whole picture of the freight industry in a single dashboard. 

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Economic Indicators

Make It Rain

SONAR’s leading economic indicators keep you up to date in the middle of the action, providing you the edge you need to make it rain.

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Multimodal Port Data

Eliminate the Wait

No one wins when trucks wait.

SONAR’s multimodal port data allows you to eliminate the wait by pinpointing the exact places where time is costing you money.

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Benchmarking Tools

Keep Score

Using TCA’s all-encompassing benchmarking tools, keep score across the industry.

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Manage Risk

Stay in Your Lane

Better manage your risk by turning to SONAR to help you safely stay in your lane.

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Road Cameras and conditions

Eyes on the road

Keep your eyes on the road with SONAR's 50,000 DOT road cameras nationwide. 

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Weather Monitoring

Keep Calm Before The Storm

SONAR’s comprehensive weather monitoring features help you keep calm before the storm (and in the midst of it).

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Price, Order, & Production Stats

Wheel and Deal

With SONAR’s series of truck and trailer prices, orders, and production stats, wheeling and dealing has never been easier.

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Fleet & Tractor Data

Count The Fleet

Know what’s on the road and count the fleet with SONAR’s catalog of truck fleet size statistics and tractor data.

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Energy Data

Fuel Up

Leverage SONAR’s extensive global energy insights to help you fuel up, smarter.

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Seasonality Calendar

Tis The Season

Tis the season to track 114 different perishables — everything from apples to zucchini — with our proprietary Seasonality Calendar.

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Agricultural Data

Go Against the Grain

Go against the grain by using SONAR’s agricultural commodity prices, taking advantage of inventory and production insights you can’t find anywhere else.

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Emissions & Biodiesel Data

Go Green

Our CO2 emissions and biodiesel data helps you understand the value of going green.

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SELECT YOUR INDUSTRY SEGMENT BELOW

With Sonar

  • Forecast trucking rates on major lanes for up to 12 months
  • Forecast conditions for freight rates, volumes, demand, and capacity for up to 12 months 
  • Unlock the fastest and most comprehensive set of freight data ever assembled in a single dashboard
  • See how seasonality impacts each market and better prepare for market disruptions including weather and black-swan events
  • Avoid supply chain disruptions using a vast array of freight, weather and other data indices across all modes of transportation
  • Receive real-time actionable information anywhere with customized alerts and dashboards, visualizing data across all modes and industry segments
  • Watch the world freight economy shift in near time, as products move across the globe, between countries and between modes
  • Get exclusive analysis from FreightWaves' team of market experts and analysts, the world' largest group of subject matter experts in logistics
  • Expert analysis and commentary on trucking, rail, intermodal, air, ocean and warehousing  
  • Keep assets loaded with smarter equipment positioning, avoiding the soft markets and targeting the hot ones
  • Beat the competition and maximize your margins with real-time visibility
  • Optimize bid and quoting performance by predicting rates in pre- and post-bid cycles through current and forecast conditions of freight rates, volumes and capacity by lane or geography
  • Identify volatile freight markets weeks before your competition 
  • Benchmark operational and financial performance against hundreds of other truckload carriers, brokers and shippers
  • Improve strategic equipment positioning, avoiding soft markets and targeting hot ones
  • Enjoy exclusive access to the deepest market research in transportation and logistics ever published
  • Be a data champion. Drive best-in-class freight analytics in your organization
  • Increase quote-to-attainment ratio
  • Stay informed of market changes and events through automated alerts and dashboards 
  • Compare routing costs and performance between modes including trucking, intermodal, rail, ocean and air
  • Track capacity and freight volumes across all modes of transportation in near-time
  • Develop supply chain insights into impending hurdles and opportunities
  • Improve asset utilization, productivity and margins with easy-to-use customizable visuals
  • Avoid market disruptors that create risks to your supply chain by monitoring events, including weather, news, geo-political, economic, commodity, traffic, capacity and regulatory; take action as needed

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