TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Open the Year at Second Highest Levels

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index starts 2015 by continuing last year’s trend of high load volumes. Though month-over-month and year-over-year load volumes decreased one and 18 percent, respectively, January set the second-highest recorded volumes compared to the same month in any year. Noticeable shifts in cross-border load volumes coming into Canada were observed in Ontario and in Western regions. Compared to December 2014 loads coming into Ontario increased seven percent,...

TransCore Link Logistics Launches New Website with Dynamic, Interactive Resources

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics, Canada’s market leader in software solutions for the trucking industry, today launches its updated corporate website, whose home page now features monthly load volumes, as well as a demo of the freight matching load board showing current truck and load postings.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Pummel All Past Records, Closing the Year with All-Time Highs

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index closed 2014 with unprecedented record highs for annual load volumes, trouncing 2013 annual load volumes by 33 percent. The year saw historic volumes for 10 months, the most since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data. The two months that did not set records, August and November, barely missed reaching all-time high volumes. Load volumes for fourth quarter 2014 were 20 percent higher compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, and only 3 percent lower than the third quarter of 2014.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Recede in November

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 08:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index fell in November, declining 11 percent from October. This drop was offset by two fewer shipping days and the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Year-over-year volumes were still impressive, growing 19 percent compared to November 2013. Cross-border load volumes for November averaged 70 percent of the total. Loads leaving Canada to the United States jumped 52 percent year-over-year. Loads into Canada grew 12 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 25 percent of the total volumes for November and...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Deliver Slim Gain for October

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 08:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index was flat in October, increasing just one percent from September, year-over-year volumes continue to break records, jumping 21 percent compared to October 2013. Cross-border load volumes for October averaged 69 percent of the total. Loads leaving Canada to the United States vaulted 70 percent year-over-year. Loads into Canada improved 14 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada load volumes...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Rebound in September with Strong Third Quarter Results

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:31
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index picked up in September after two consecutive months of declining freight volumes. September saw increases across the board with month-over-month load volumes increasing five percent, and year-over-year volumes jumping 28 percent. September volumes were the highest ever recorded for any September in any year, surpassing the previous records set in 2005 and 2011 by six percent. Also, volumes for the third quarter beat any previous third quarter...

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...