FoSC #60: Craig Fuller of FreightWaves

Freight data, trucking, and digital brokerages

On this episode, Santosh is joined by Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO of FreighWaves. Craig and Santosh have a robust conversation spanning across the founding of FreightWaves, the state of digital brokerages, and the biggest lessons learned in building:  

  • How Craig coined Chattanooga as the “Freight Alley” and decided to found FreightWaves there (1:58)
  • How the SONAR freight forecasting platform works and an explanation of the OTVI and the OTRI (11:38)
  • Outlook for the freight markets (24:20)
  • The current state of digitizing freight (31:42)
  • The biggest lessons learned in building FreightWaves and the purpose of the media arm (41:20)
  • Where new founders should be focusing their efforts (48:00)

Craig has led the FreightWaves team to raise over $75 million to build products like Sonar and FreightWaves TV which serves a daily audience of over 25,000 viewers. You can learn more about the Craig and the FreightWaves team by visiting https://www.freightwaves.com/

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