TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Saw Continued Year-Over-Year Growth in April

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads expectedly subdued in April following last month’s stellar load volumes, which traditionally peak in March. Month-over-month, load volumes were lower by 21 percent. However, year-over-year, load volumes were considerably higher, up 37 percent compared to the same month last year. Intra-Canada Loads represented 27 percent of the total volumes and climbed 35 percent compared to the same month last year. Cross-border load postings accounted for 70 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers and...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Skyrocket in Q1

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 09:43
TORONTO - Three years after posting unprecedented load volumes for Loadlink customers in 2014, the year 2017 is shaping up to become just as impressive. March volumes were the highest ever recorded since the records were first broken in March 2014. Performance of March Load Volumes Volumes were up 33 percent compared to last month, Volumes were up 51 percent compared to last year, and First Quarter volumes were up 31 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, and were higher by 43 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016. The increase in load volumes were all-encompassing and...

TransCore Registers Strong Canadian Freight Volumes in February

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:25
TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads had strong volumes in February, earning the ranking of second highest recorded volumes in the month of February since the record was set in February 2014. Compared to last year, February’s volumes increased 34 percent year-over-year; however, these volumes were five percent lower compared to January 2017. Intra-Canada loads represented 26 percent of the total volumes and rose 29 percent compared to February 2016. Cross-border load postings averaged 71 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers and was...

TransCore’s January Canadian Freight Volumes off to a Good Start

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:30
After a skyrocket climb in December 2016, January's freight volumes signaled a continuing upward trend.  TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed another stellar month of impressive load volumes. January’s load volumes marked the second highest recorded volumes compared to the same month in any year. The record for highest load volumes was set in January 2014. Compared to last month, January’s volumes were up 10 percent, and compared to last year, load volumes jumped 43 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada loads represented 24 percent of the total volumes...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Closed 2016 on a Historic Year High

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:19
After August’s peak in truck volumes, capacity tightened dramatically in December – a good sign for the industry TORONTO – On the heels of November’s increased load volumes and tightened truckload capacity, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed exceptional volumes in December, the highest year-over-year increase in history for the month of December. Complementing these volumes was a favourable dip in truck volumes that resulted in a healthy truck-to-load ratio for Loadlink customers for the month. Year over Year Volumes demolished the previous year’s volumes,...