TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Impress with Strong Improvements in May

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:00
TORONTO - TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads performed well in May with volumes demonstrating impressive increases. Year-over-year, freight volumes jumped 31 percent compared to May 2016.  Load volumes in May 2017 were the second highest ever recorded in May, climbing 17 percent over last month.  Intra-Canada Loads accounted for 27 percent of the total volumes and improved substantially by 40 percent year-over-year. Cross-border Load postings represented 70 percent of the data submitted by Loadlink users and showed significant increases. Loads leaving Canada to the...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Saw Continued Year-Over-Year Growth in April

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads expectedly subdued in April following last month’s stellar load volumes, which traditionally peak in March. Month-over-month, load volumes were lower by 21 percent. However, year-over-year, load volumes were considerably higher, up 37 percent compared to the same month last year. Intra-Canada Loads represented 27 percent of the total volumes and climbed 35 percent compared to the same month last year. Cross-border load postings accounted for 70 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers and...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Skyrocket in Q1

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 09:43
TORONTO - Three years after posting unprecedented load volumes for Loadlink customers in 2014, the year 2017 is shaping up to become just as impressive. March volumes were the highest ever recorded since the records were first broken in March 2014. Performance of March Load Volumes Volumes were up 33 percent compared to last month, Volumes were up 51 percent compared to last year, and First Quarter volumes were up 31 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, and were higher by 43 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016. The increase in load volumes were all-encompassing and...

TransCore Registers Strong Canadian Freight Volumes in February

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:25
TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads had strong volumes in February, earning the ranking of second highest recorded volumes in the month of February since the record was set in February 2014. Compared to last year, February’s volumes increased 34 percent year-over-year; however, these volumes were five percent lower compared to January 2017. Intra-Canada loads represented 26 percent of the total volumes and rose 29 percent compared to February 2016. Cross-border load postings averaged 71 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers and was...

TransCore’s January Canadian Freight Volumes off to a Good Start

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:30
After a skyrocket climb in December 2016, January's freight volumes signaled a continuing upward trend.  TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed another stellar month of impressive load volumes. January’s load volumes marked the second highest recorded volumes compared to the same month in any year. The record for highest load volumes was set in January 2014. Compared to last month, January’s volumes were up 10 percent, and compared to last year, load volumes jumped 43 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada loads represented 24 percent of the total volumes...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Closed 2016 on a Historic Year High

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:19
After August’s peak in truck volumes, capacity tightened dramatically in December – a good sign for the industry TORONTO – On the heels of November’s increased load volumes and tightened truckload capacity, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed exceptional volumes in December, the highest year-over-year increase in history for the month of December. Complementing these volumes was a favourable dip in truck volumes that resulted in a healthy truck-to-load ratio for Loadlink customers for the month. Year over Year Volumes demolished the previous year’s volumes,...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Rallied in November for Loadlink Customers

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:25
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads rose above October’s volumes increasing six percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes climbed impressively, jumping 24 percent compared to November 2015. This is a positive sign for November’s freight activity, as this is the first occurrence of a year-over-year increase in over five years—since 2011. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 27 percent of the total volumes and climbed 28 percent compared to November 2015. Cross-border loads averaged 67 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s...

TransCore Link Logistics Awards Customers 104th Grey Cup Experience

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:31
A Load Posting on Loadlink: An Unforgettable Experience for Michael Wowk and Harman Shoker TORONTO - Moving a load is the lifeblood of many trucking businesses, and for two lucky Loadlink customers in particular, one posted load led to an experience of a lifetime, much to their surprise. Michael Wowk of Sprucevalley Carriers and Harman Shoker of The Harman Group (HGC) both won tickets to the 104th Grey Cup at BMO Field in Toronto this past Sunday through TransCore Link Logistics’ (TransCore) Loadlink Load Posting Contest. Both gentlemen were rooting for the Calgary Stampeders.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Shifted Down in October, but Performed Better than Previous Year

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 12:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads stepped down in October decreasing eight percent compared to September. However, compared to 2015, volumes were up eight percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 28 percent of the total volumes and were up 10 percent compared to October 2015. Cross-border loads averaged 66 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers, and were higher compared to last year. Loads leaving Canada edged higher by five percent, and loads coming into Canada improved by six percent year...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes for Loadlink Moved Higher to Close the Third Quarter of 2016

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads closed the third quarter of 2016 with a positive gain. Compared to last month, volumes were up five percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes also increased; up 10 percent compared to September 2015. The third quarter of 2016 showed a decline in load volumes, dipping eight percent compared to the previous quarter. Despite this quarter-over-quarter decline, year-over-year volumes were higher by seven percent when compared to the third quarter of 2015.