TransCore Link Logistics Announces Winners of its 2016 LinkScholar Program

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:00
TORONTO – For the third consecutive year, TransCore Link Logistics awarded $5,000 in scholarships as part of its LinkScholar Program. Recognizing two of Canada’s most academically-minded high-school students in the transportation industry, each winner will receive tuition assistance towards post-secondary fees this fall. This year’s recipients were Jonathan Parlee of Norton, New Brunswick, and Cassandra Fenlon of Thunder Bay, Ontario. TransCore Link Logistics’ scholarship winners were the finalists selected by an independent adjudicator and demonstrated the strongest combination of academic...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Sees Traditional Mid-year Decline in Volumes

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads ended strong in the second quarter of 2016, and then underwent a routine mid-year summer low. TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index accurately measures trends in the truckload freight spot market. The components of the Freight Index are comprised from roughly 5,500 of Canada’s trucking companies and freight brokers; this data includes all domestic, cross-border and interstate data submitted by Loadlink customers...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Trended Higher in the Second Quarter of 2016

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads continued strong in the second quarter of 2016. Compared to last month, volumes were essentially flat, down marginally by two percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes were lower by six percent compared to June 2015. The highest load volumes for the first half of the year were observed in May; these were the same volumes in May 2015.

TransCore Link Logistics Staff Take a Toss to Dunk a Boss

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 08:47
MISSISSAUGA, JUNE 16, 2016—How often do employees get the chance to support a children’s charity while soaking their boss at the same time? Staff at TransCore Link Logistics did just that last week—raising funds for a chance to put two members of the management team into the dunk tank, and one, 26-storeys high. On Friday, June 17th, Claudia Milicevic, General Manager of TransCore Link Logistics, will trust her life to a safety harness and helmet, and rappel down the 26-storey wall of London City Centre (TD Canada Trust Building). Other daredevils will be descending similar walls in 10 cities...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Strengthened to its Highest Levels Year-to-Date in May

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads bolted in May to the highest load levels year-to-date. Compared to last month, volumes spiked 22 percent. In addition, May’s volumes delivered the highest month-over-month increase in over two years. Year-over-year volumes were essentially flat, lower by only two percent compared to May 2015. Year-over-year showed an improved market for distribution of loads within Canada and cross border for the month of May. In the...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Enter Typical Slow Period in April

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 09:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads subdued in April after three consecutive months of improvement. This trend is typical for the month of April. Compared to last month, volumes receded 12 percent following last month’s peak close for the first quarter of 2016. Year-over-year volumes were down 17 percent compared to April 2015. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 27 percent of the total volumes and dipped slightly by two percent compared to volumes in...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes on Loadlink Build up Steam for the First Quarter of 2016

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads gained traction in March. Compared to last month, volumes spiked 17 percent—a refreshing sign for carriers on Loadlink who witnessed the first month-over-month increase of this size in more than two years. However, year-over-year volumes were down 17 percent compared to 2015 peak volumes that were set in March 2015.

Driverlink.com Launches New Website and Truck Driver Job Seeker App

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics, Canada’s market leader in software solutions for the trucking industry, today unveiled the newest version of its online transportation job board, Driverlink.com. The updated job board can now also be accessed by a new mobile app for drivers and owner operators.

Truckload Volumes for Loadlink Customers Pick up in February

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads edged up one percent compared to the previous month. However, compared to the same month last year, load volumes were down 21 percent from February 2015. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 26 percent of the total volumes and were lower by 18 percent year-over-year. Cross border loads averaged 69 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers. Loads leaving Canada were...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Deliver First Increase in Four Months

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the heels of declining load volumes for four consecutive months, TransCore Link Logistics load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads picked up in January 2016. Month-over-month volumes were 12 percent above last December. In spite of this, compared to the same month last year, load volumes were down 28 percent from January 2015. Trend: The freight index has shown alternate highs and lows for the month of January for the past three years. Compared to December of the prior year,...