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Colleen Sheeren
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Barchart Partners with FreightWaves to Deliver Freight News and Data on Barchart.com


CHICAGO, IL - November 6, 2018 - Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, has announced a new partnership with freight news and data leader FreightWaves. The partnership covers the creation of a new Freight Market Center on Barchart.com; providing users with the latest data, content, and news for global freight markets. Additionally, FreightWaves will integrate Barchart’s cmdtyStatsSM database for global economic data and commodity statistics, into their SONAR data platform.

Barchart CEO Mark Haraburda said, “FreightWaves is the most innovative provider of data, content, and news for the transport and logistics industry. Through this partnership we will be able to supply Barchart.com users with accurate news and information for this increasingly important market segment. We are excited to partner with FreightWaves, and provide the SONAR platform with our diverse database of global economic and commodity data - all of which can be visualized, and charted within SONAR.”

"FreightWaves is committed to building a world-class community in freight that uses news, data, and technology to understand and de-risk the market. With the launch of trucking freight futures early next year, the content that we're creating becomes even more relevant and important to financial market participants. We’re excited to share our news and data with a new audience through our partnership with Barchart,” stated Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO of FreightWaves.

FreightWaves SONAR combines the market intelligence of the FreightWaves team with a data-visualization and analytics toolset that can help data come alive. Technical charts, maps, heat-maps, news, tables, and a knowledge library are all available to SONAR users. SONAR users will now have access to cmdtyStatsSM, the premier solution for fundamental commodity data, information, and statistics.

To view the Freight Market Center on Barchart.com, please visit www.barchart.com/stocks/sectors/freight-market/

To learn more about how Barchart can power decisions for commodities trading visit the cmdty product site today.

You can learn more about FreightWaves and the future of the freight industry at their MarketWaves18 event in Grapevine, TX (DFW) on November 12 & 13. As an extension to the event, FreightWaves is hosting an in-depth Trucking Freight Futures training session on Wednesday, November 14 to support the launch of their new futures contracts in early 2019. You can learn more and register for the three hour Trucking Freight Futures session here.

About Barchart
Barchart is a leading provider of market data and services to the global financial, media, and commodity industries. Our diversified client base trusts Barchart’s innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news, and publications. Fore more information, please visit www.barchart.com/solutions.

About FreightWaves
Freightwaves.com is the largest provider of content, data, news and analytics for the freight market. Freightwaves.com is the #1 trafficked site in freight and receives twice the traffic and engagement of any other news site in the transport and logistics industry. The company is also the founder of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a membership organization committed to developing blockchain standards and education for the freight industry; FreightWaves SONAR, a data and analytics freight market dashboard that aggregates individual data points from over 150 sources; and, in conjunction with DAT and Nodal Exchange, FreightWaves is launching Trucking Freight Futures, the first-ever futures contracts settled on trucking spot rates. For more information, please visit www.freightwaves.com.

Contact:
Colleen Sheeren
Barchart
Head of Marketing
(312) 283-2375
colleen.sheeren@barchart.com

Lisa McGinty
FreightWaves
Chief Marketing Officer
(615) 881-9979
lmcginty@freightwaves.com


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