TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Sets New All-Time Record

Mon, 04/18/2011 - 13:39
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index sets a new all-time record in March, tops previous record from May 2008. Volumes for March 2011 were up 35 percent from the previous year and 36 percent from the prior month. For the first quarter 2011, volume was up 34 percent compared to the first quarter of 2010 and saw an extraordinary 250 percent increase from March 2009. While load volume reached an all-time high, equipment postings remained at the same low levels recorded for the prior few...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Continues to Climb, Sets New Record for February Load Volumes

Mon, 03/21/2011 - 10:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index sets another record for spot market freight volume with a month over month increase of 11 percent, despite the fact February is a short month. Load postings were up 36 percent year over year. February 2011 freight volume was more than double that of February 2009, during the economic downturn. February 2011 volumes also reached the highest levels for the month of February since TransCore began recording the Canadian freight data in 2001....

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Leads 2011 with Record Results

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 09:48
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index recorded the highest load volumes ever posted in the month of January; volumes exceeded the previous record set during the upsurge in 2008 by 4 percent. January postings were up 30 percent over January 2010, while month over month declined by just over a percentage point from the previous month’s record load volumes in December 2010. With loads reaching a peak in January, equipment postings reflected the exact opposite results. Equipment postings...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index Wraps Up 2010 with Best Annual Results

Thu, 01/27/2011 - 10:13
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index recorded an annual average of 233 points exceeding the annual average volumes from each of the previous five years. Load volumes for 2010 delivered exceptional year-over-year increases and were 50 percent higher for seven consecutive months when compared to those posted during the downturn of 2009. Load volumes for fourth quarter 2010 were 32 percent higher than fourth quarter of 2009. Volumes declined by 9 percent from the third quarter of 2010.