TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Static in August 2015

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 08:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index was unchanged for August, while truck capacity retreated modestly after July’s rare spike. Year-over-year volumes decreased 26 percent over August 2014. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 10 percent, and loads coming into Canada shrunk 36 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 total...

TransCore Link Logistics Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 10:52
TransCore Link Logistics today announced the second annual scholarship recipients for its LinkScholar program. Shelby Tobin from Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Paige Brown from Whitby, Ontario were each awarded $2,500 for demonstrating academic excellence, well-roundedness, leadership and benevolence.

TransCore’s Canadian Spot Market Truck Capacity Climbs to Nearly Four Times Available Loads in July

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following last month’s swell in truck capacity, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Spot Market Truck Index saw another spike in July. The equipment capacity climbed sharply in July. Trucks posted were up 10 percent month-over-month and jumped 33 percent year-over-year. The equipment-to-load ratio nearly doubled the ratio year-over-year to 3.71 from 1.89 in July 2014, representing a 96 percent change. Month-over-month, the ratio increased from 2.53, representing a 47 percent change...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Truck Capacity Swells in June

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index was relatively flat for June while truck capacity broadened past any previous year’s levels. Equipment capacity was up in June with noticeable increases observed for available trucks going in and out of Canada as well as within Canada. Trucks posted in June were up eight percent month-over-month and jumped 36 percent year-over-year. The equipment-to-load ratio was at the highest year-to-date, increasing to 2.53 from 2.39 in May. Year-over-...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Edges up in May

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 11:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index demonstrated a slender gain in volumes in May. Month-over-month load volumes edged up four percent from April. Despite this gain, year-over-year volumes were down for the fifth consecutive month, decreasing 22 percent over May 2014. Cross-border loads leaving Canada fell 23 percent, and inbound loads coming into Canada fell 21 percent year-over-year. These volumes averaged 70 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Fall in April

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 08:57
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw a downturn in volumes for April, declining 13 percent from March. Year-over-year volumes also experienced a significant drop, decreasing 23 percent over April 2014. Cross-border load volumes averaged 72 percent of the total of the data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers. Outbound load volumes fell 28 percent, and inbound loads were down 18 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 23...

TransCore Link Logistics Launches French Website at ExpoCam

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:00
TransCore.ca is now viewable in Canada’s official languages, English and French. TransCore Link Logistics, Canada’s market leader in software solutions for the trucking industry, today introduced a French version of their corporate website designed to meet the needs of the company’s French-speaking population. To access the French version, visit http://transcore.ca/fr.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Close First Quarter of 2015 on a High

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:40
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index volumes for the first quarter of 2015 peaked in March surpassing February volumes by 13 percent and closing the first quarter on a high. Year-over-year load volumes, however, fell 23 percent compared to 2014. First quarter 2015 volumes mirrored total volumes in fourth quarter 2014 and were comparatively flat between quarters. Yet, first quarter volumes were down 20 percent compared to the same period last year. This expected decline was driven...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Shrink in February

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:08
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index volumes receded in February following last year’s unprecedented volumes, but remained higher than prior years. Even with a shortened month and fewer shipping days, February’s daily loads, taken as an average, were two percent higher than in January. Compared to the lofty highs reported in 2014, load volumes this February fell 20 percent year-over-year. Month-over-month volumes were down eight percent. There were no obvious shifts in regional...

TransCore Link Logistics Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2015/2016 Academic Year

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:25
The TransCore Link Logistics LinkScholar Program returns for its second year, helping those graduating high-school students affiliated with the Canadian transportation industry pursue post-secondary education.