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,...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes End the Fourth Quarter Showing Promise for 2016

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Freight Index for all Canadian and cross-border loads, as reported by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers, dipped in December. However, a favourable dip in equipment volumes led to tightening of the truck-to-load ratio. Year over Year

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Decline for the Second Consecutive Month

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 11:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index fell behind in November, following its traditional drop this time of year, with volumes declining eight percent compared to October. While year-over-year volumes also dropped 28 percent, this is compared to historic highs set throughout 2014. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 12 percent, and loads coming into Canada declined 39 percent year-over-year. These volumes averaged 69 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Step Back in October

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 09:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index dipped in October, declining six percent from September. Year-over-year volumes also fell 30 percent compared to 2014’s record breaking high for October. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 21 percent, and loads coming into Canada declined 41 percent year-over-year. These volumes averaged 67 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 28 percent of the...

TransCore Link Logistics Introduces Truckload Rating Tool for Canadian Trucking Industry

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics releases Rate Index, an easy-to-use, full-featured truckload spot rate tool based on actual transactions between shippers, brokers, and carriers. Rate Index is designed to provide insight on high, low and average spot market rates paid on freight by brokers and shippers to carriers. “These rates are accurate,” says Randeep Sandhu, operations manager of Load Solutions Inc.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Delivered Optimistic Increase in September

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:22
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To close out the third quarter, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index picked up modestly in September after two consecutive months of unflattering load volumes. Compared to last month, load volumes increased seven percent, while year-over-year volumes withdrew 25 percent. Third quarter saw load volumes fall off compared to the previous quarters, declining 22 percent from the second quarter and 28 percent compared to the same period last year. Intra-Canada load...