TransCore Link Logistics Names Recipients of LinkScholar Program

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:06
Two students entering their first year of university awarded scholarship Toronto (September 25, 2014) - TransCore Link Logistics today announced the recipients of the company’s scholarship program. Stephanie Weake from Burlington, Ontario and Rachel Barry from Summerside, Prince Edward Island each have been awarded a $2,500 scholarship for demonstrating strong academic achievement, well-roundedness, leadership and tenacity. Meet Stephanie and Rachel. “The remarkable calibre of applicants made the selection challenging,” says Claudia Milicevic, senior director and general manager of...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Quiet in August

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 09:45
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index quietly exited August with a second month of declining freight activity. Although, year-over-year load volumes were up 15 percent compared to August 2013, month-over-month load volumes decreased nine percent from July to August. Cross-border load volumes for August averaged 68 percent of the total. Loads into Canada improved five percent year-over-year. Loads leaving Canada to the United States increased 35 percent...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Enter Typical Summer Slow Period

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index displayed its traditional summer decline in load volumes, decreasing 12 percent compared to June. However, year-over-year volumes for July jumped 25 percent, leading any load volumes for the month since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data. Cross-border load volumes for July averaged 69 percent of the total. Cross-border loads into Canada and cross border loads leaving Canada to the United States were up 18 and 37 percent,...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes in First Half of 2014 Shatters Any Six-Month Record

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compared to last year’s first half, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes swell an impressive 42 percent year-over-year, shattering any combined semi-annual volumes since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data. June also marks the sixth consecutive month of record-setting volumes. Month-over-month load volumes were flat from May to June. While second quarter volumes decreased four percent from the first quarter, volumes jumped 38 percent compared to second...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Pick up Marginally

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 07:15
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian freight volumes rose two percent from April to May. Even with this modest monthly increase, year-over-year volumes continue their impressive rise, increasing 31 percent over May 2013.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Dip but Still Shows Strength

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 13:40
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index declined after March’s spike in loads. April’s load volumes fell by 12 percent month-over-month, but year-over-year volumes continued to show growth, increasing 41 percent over April 2013. These volumes are the highest ever recorded for the month of April since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data. Available equipment postings are showing a positive trend with increases for the second consecutive month. Equipment postings rose by...

TransCore Link Logistics Launches its Scholarship Program

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 16:22
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics today announces the creation of its new scholarship program, LinkScholar. Dependents of TransCore clients are eligible to apply for one $2,500 scholarship based on academic excellence and one $2,500 scholarship based on demonstration of attributes of a model student.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes up an Unprecedented 52 Percent for Q1 Year-over-year

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:07
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fourth consecutive month, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index continued its trend-setting elevated load volumes. March volumes were the highest ever recorded for any month, surpassing last March’s volumes by 50 percent and last month’s volumes by 16 percent.

TransCore Link Logistics to Launch its Truck-to-Load Ratio Analytics Tool

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 09:49
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics will launch a new truck-to-load ratio operations planning tool in Toronto at Truck World - Canada’s National Trucking Show, April 10-12. TransCore’s Posting Index enables carriers and freight brokers to access real-time and historical data on total truck and load volumes, as well as ratios in specific areas. Delivered as a cloud service, Posting Index can drill deep by geographic area, equipment type, and Truck-to-Load (TL) versus

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Continue to Trend High

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:31
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following January’s astonishing records, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index had another notable month. February’s total load volumes dipped slightly by five percent compared to January; however, February had fewer shipping days. As a daily average, loads for February were four percent higher than in January.