How can SONAR help me as a Carrier?

The future of freight is here. With access to lightning fast insights into asset positioning and allocation, increased truck and asset utilization in ever-changing backhaul and headhaul markets, and better responsiveness to freight market volatility, FreightWaves SONAR gives you freight data at your fingertips.

We know that time is money, and with SONAR, you’ll have the tools to understand trends, optimize your network, and react faster than ever before. We deliver a faster view of freight market data than anybody else in the industry – by several days and even weeks.

Through our unique combination of data, analytic tools and news, you’re given unprecedented insight and understanding into what is happening in the freight markets right now, in the near near term and forward looking into weeks and months ahead.


What Matters

  • Asset Utilization
  • Operating ratio/margin
  • Accessorial cost %
  • Detention cost %
  • Driver retention
  • Safety (OSHA)

SONAR Delivers

  • Fastest access to proprietary freight market data with a 1-2 day lead on widely available, price discovery rate data
  • Market region, state level, and lane level market insights in time-based, interactive charts, maps and watch lists
  • Daily tactical to strategic data points and market insights
  • API connectivity/workflow integration


  • Faster insights into asset positioning and asset allocation through proactive identification of capacity arbitrage opportunities
  • Increased truck and asset utilization through faster reaction to changing headhaul and backhaul markets
  • Increased operating margins through better responsiveness to changing rate environments

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