TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Skirts Traditional Seasonal Slump in July

Wed, 08/21/2013 - 08:56
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index saw no change in July from June and compared to the same period last year, side-stepping the traditional summer slowdown typical for July. Load volumes in July were also at the mid-point of the last seven months. July also had two additional

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Continues Rollercoaster Ride

Tue, 07/23/2013 - 12:36
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index slipped by seven percent in June, continuing the up and down results for the first six months of the year, and was 21 percent lower than last year’s peak in June 2012. Second quarter saw a slight gain of six percent over the first quarter of 2013; however, volume was down 17 percent compared to elevated second quarter results of 2012. The high point year-to-date was in May.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Rebounds in May

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index volume rebounds by 10 percent in May from the previous month following weak results in April. May load volumes were 16 percent below results a year ago. May’s load volumes for cross-border postings averaged 71 percent of total volumes. Cross-border loads destined for provinces within Canada were down 16 percent year-over-year compared to May 2012.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Dips in April

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics reported weaker Canadian Freight Index volumes for April 2013. The month-over-month load volumes had a seven percent decrease and the year-over-year volumes fell behind April 2012 levels by 14 percent. The equipment postings for April increased by six percent compared to figures from the previous month, and the year-over-year equipment postings saw a significant increase of 11 percent.

TransCore Link Logistics Launches New Feature Set for Loadlink Freight Matching Subscribers

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 12:15
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics rolls out new LoadlinkNet, LoadlinkWeb and LoadlinkMobile product features exclusively for its subscribers. Loadlink subscribers already have access to the most robust freight matching network in North America, and now with today’s announcement, they have the addition of multiple enhancements that include

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Surges in March

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:06
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index rebounds from low levels in February with a 24 percent increase in month-over-month volume. Year-over-year volume remained behind March 2012 levels by 11 percent. First quarter of 2013 volume surpassed the previous quarter by ten percent, and was well above the recessionary levels seen for the first quarter of 2009 by 73 percent. Volume was six percent lower compared to the first quarter of 2012.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Pulls Back in February

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 10:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After an all-time high record was set in January, TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes return to a more normal level for February with a 13 percent decrease in month-over-month volumes. Year-over-year load volumes were also down 11 percent from February 2012. Cross-border load postings accounted for 68 percent of the data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Starts the Year with Record Results

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 10:19
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index recorded the highest load volumes for January, surpassing the record set for the month in January 2011 by three percent. January’s load volumes increased 25 percent from December 2012 and the year-over-year volumes increased by four percent from January 2012. Intra-Canada loads represented 24 percent of the total load volumes. Top regions for loads within Canada by region of origin were:

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Declines for December 2012, Yet Remains Well Above Recessionary Levels

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 13:26
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index closed 2012 with December freight volumes down for both year-over-year and month-over-month by 16 percent. In spite of the decreases, annual volumes for 2012 were down only 11 percent from the elevated levels of 2011, and were still well above 2009 recessionary levels by 53 percent. Annual volumes for 2012 started the year at near record levels in January with a steady increase until May when it

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Remains Steady in November

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:07
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw no change in month-over-month volumes for November. Year-over-year load volumes were down 15 percent from November 2011. In spite of the decrease, load volumes are still well above the November 2008 recessionary levels by 51 percent. Cross-border postings were very similar to October’s, which accounted for 69 percent of overall load volumes.