September 2, 2020
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Craig Fuller on Building The Bloomberg for Trucking


Jacob: You came to media later in your career, what’s your background, and then why did you decide to launch FreightWaves?

Craig: My background is, I grew up in trucking which is an industry that not a lot of people that aren’t in the space think about, but it’s a massive industry. Trucking alone is an $800 billion industry, but my father started a trucking company in 1985 that became the 5th largest trucking company. There’s 200,000 trucking companies in the United States. I saw him take a family business, a bootstrap business into a publicly traded business. In ’94 he took that company public. I was 15 years old. I always idolized my dad.

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