TransCore’s October Canadian Freight Index Maintains Steady Pace Going into Fourth Quarter

Fri, 11/26/2010 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index registered a 26 percent increase in October 2010, compared to the same time last year. This is the strongest start to the fourth quarter since 2007. Freight movement in October was the second highest level for the same month over the last five years. While the month-over-month comparison saw a decline of 23 index points, freight availability continues to hover above the 200 index point marker, surpassed in March and maintained for eight of the last 10...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Maintains Record Performance

Fri, 10/29/2010 - 15:01
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index showed a 30 percent increase in year-over-year analysis while month-over-month growth slowed with a 6 point dip from August. Similar to North American data, spot freight volume in Canada for September 2010 is the highest recorded volume when compared to the same time in the last five years. Spot freight has surpassed the 200-point threshold for the previous seven months, and the last two months have set new high water marks when compared to the same month’...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Records Highest August Spot Market Freight Volume

Fri, 09/24/2010 - 13:14
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index showed a 50 percent year-over-year increase in spot market freight volume with a two point increase from July. Freight for the month of August registered the highest volume ever recorded for the same month in the last five years. Combined cross-border loads were 55 percent higher year-over-year while equipment availability dropped 16 percent as compared to August 2009. Increasing level of freight availability along with a decline in trucks searching for...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index up 53 Percent in July

Fri, 08/20/2010 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index showed a 53 percent increase year-over-year. After registering continuous increases from January to June this year, with June being the highest recorded freight volume since June 2008, July freight volume dipped slightly by 19 percent compared to the previous month. This fluctuation is consistent with the five-year historical trend representing seasonality, vacation and construction activity.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Continues to Climb for Sixth Straight Month

Thu, 07/29/2010 - 14:22
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index shows significant improvement year over year with a 59 percent increase in spot market freight availability, the sixth consecutive month with double digit growth. June is historically a peak month and registered the highest load volume year-to-date with an increase of 11 points over the previous month. Spot market freight availability for 2nd quarter was 39 percent higher than first quarter volume and 70 percent higher than the second quarter 2009...

TransCore’s Canadian Loadlink Service Enhances Logistics Freight and Equipment Matching Tools with Google Maps

Thu, 07/08/2010 - 12:45
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian-based Link Logistics announces the integration of Google Maps™ API Premier into its Loadlink® logistics freight matching service. This major value-added integration allows Loadlink customers to map the origin and destination of all freight and equipment postings and matching leads with the ease of widely used and recognized Google Maps. Loadlink subscribers across Canada benefit from the convenience of mapping all their freight and truck matches based on the preferred sorting criteria they use to

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Records Highest Volume of Loads Since Mid 2008

Thu, 06/24/2010 - 12:12
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index climbs for fifth straight month, shows significant improvement year over year with a 73 percent increase in spot market freight availability. The May 2010 index rose by 22 points over the previous month. Combined cross-border postings have increased 82 percent year over year. Truck postings have decreased by 14 percent for the same period indicating a reduction in capacity to meet demand.

TransCore’s Canadian-based Link Logistics Set to Host 12th Annual Subscriber Conference & Charity Golf Tournament

Tue, 05/11/2010 - 14:27
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Link Logistics will host its 12th Annual Subscriber Conference and Charity Golf Tournament at the luxurious championship Lionhead Golf and Country Club on July 13th, 2010. The subscriber conference will be in the morning with the charity golf tournament in the afternoon. Last year’s event was sold out, and limited seats are available for this year’s event. Register early by contacting Cora Conforti at 1-800-263-6149 ext 2210 or email cora.conforti@transcore.com

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Trends Upwards, Consistent with U.S. Improvement

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 11:01
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index based on Loadlink® freight matching data sees increase in year-over-year load volumes. Loadlink metrics for Canada indicate the daily average posting of loads has increased 56 percent in February 2010 versus February 2009. Truck postings have decreased 10 percent for the same time frame, likely indicating that excess capacity is being trimmed or that carriers are filling up with freight from contract shipments. There has been an overall improvement in truck to load...

NEWS BRIEF --TransCore’s Transportplanet.com and Truck News Provide Trucking Industry Employers with Access to Job Seekers

Wed, 12/09/2009 - 10:55
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian-based Link Logistics, a transportation technology provider, and Truck News, a leading trucking industry news provider, announce the integration of non-driver job postings between Transportplanet.com and Truck-Ops.