TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Truck and Freight Volumes Saw Little Change in November

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 08:33
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian spot market reported relatively even load and truck availability, dipping slightly in November due the holidays and decreased driver availability. While load availability saw a noticeable increase as Black Friday approached, it dropped dramatically in the days just prior to the start of the shopping spree.  By then, most last-minute loads were tendered. November ended the month with strong load performance as upcoming winter festivities and holidays may ignite additional freight movement. More importantly, the conclusion of key economic...

TransCore Link Logistics’ Record-Breaking Truck Numbers Push Capacity Upward as Load Volumes Begin to Recover

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:52
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian load capacity saw an uptick in October following September’s slow push in recovering load volumes at month’s end. At the same time, truck capacity reached an all-time high, which drove the truck-to-load ratio to its highest level in two years. October load volumes were up two percent from September. Year-over-year, October’s load volumes were down 23 percent but have since leveled, following 2017’s extremely strong end-of-year performance when load volumes were climbing to record levels. Intra-Canada loads accounted for 34 percent of the total...

All-new Loadlink Puts it all under One Hood

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:00
TransCore Link Logistics Closes Loop with New Single-Platform Loadlink Service TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics announces the launch of its highly anticipated Loadlink next generation service. A new edition of the load board enables members of the service to combine all of their freight matching activities on Canada’s largest freight-matching network. The new software is a single platform service, discontinuing the need for member apps to operate in silos. Loadlink is packed with incredible new technology that enables a lighter, faster and seamless service that requires no install.

TransCore Link Logistics’ Third Quarter Load Volumes Experienced Seasonal Dip but Shows Signs of Recovery as Autumn Approaches

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:25
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian load volumes ended the third quarter with an expected dip following an anticipated slower performance during the summer months. However, the Canadian spot market showed resilience as September ended with improved load volumes compared to the start of the month. At the beginning of September, the truck-to-load ratio hovered around 2.90, but improved to 2.68 by the month’s end, signaling a potential recovery in capacity as the autumn season approaches. Third Quarter Load Performance Load volumes in the third quarter declined 29 percent compared to...

TransCore’s Canadian Spot Freight Volumes continued its seasonal downward slope in August

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:34
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian load capacity predictably continued to see lower load volumes as summer comes to a close, a trend that first started in the second quarter of 2018. This seasonal effect on load volumes continued to loosen the truck-to-load ratio amidst strong equipment performance on Loadlink. August load volumes were down five percent from July. Year-over-year, August’s load volumes were down 13 percent. Despite this trend, load volumes for August surpassed any other year’s performance on record, with the exception of 2017. Intra-Canada loads accounted for 33...

TransCore Link Logistics announces 2018 LinkScholar recipients

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:12
Two deserving students win $2,500 scholarships. Toronto- This scholarship season marks the fourth year TransCore Link Logistics has given back to deserving high school students. The LinkScholar Program identifies talented young people, affiliated with the transportation industry, and helps them fulfill their potential by assisting with tuition costs. “Every year we receive applications from students across the country who are passionate about their future. This year was no exception. There were so many deserving students paving a way for their futures,” said Claudia Milicevic, senior...

TransCore’s Canadian Truck-to-Load Ratio Strong as Load Volumes experience Seasonal Dip

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:45
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian equipment capacity in July rose to its highest level since November 2016 in contrast to an expected seasonal decline in load volumes. While July load volumes were down 22 percent from June, they were still the highest recorded volumes for the month when compared to any July of any year. Year-over-year, these volumes were up three percent. Intra-Canada loads accounted for 31 percent of the total volumes and amounted to a 12 percent increase year-over-year. Cross-border load postings represented 67 percent of the data submitted by Loadlink users:

TransCore Link Logistics hosted its 20th Annual Conference and Charity Golf Tournament

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:54
The sun was shining as members of the transportation industry came out to raise money for Kids Help Phone and other Canadian children’s charities. Forget everything you thought you knew about industry events! This was a full day jam-packed with networking, knowledge, great food, golfing and of course, supporting children’s charities across Canada. TransCore Link Logistics hosted its 20th Annual Conference and Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, July 16th, in Etobicoke at Markland Wood Private Golf Club.

TransCore Link Logistics’ Second Quarter Truck Volumes Bounce Back to Match Record-Breaking Freight Volumes

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:09
Second quarter saw historically high load volumes matched by recovering equipment capacity TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian load volumes ended the first half of the year with impressive performance. Year-to-date, load volumes increased a significant 33 percent from the last half of 2017 and 43 percent compared to the first half of 2017. These results signal a substantial increase in 2018 load volumes compared to any previous year on record. Second Quarter Load Performance Load volumes in the second quarter declined 18 percent compared to the record-breaking first quarter of 2018...

TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Load Volumes Remain Even in May as Record-Setting Year Continues

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:05
TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Load Volumes Remain Even in May as Record-Setting Year Continues TORONTO –TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian and cross-border loads were relatively flat, up one percent compared to April. However, load volumes continued to break records as May volumes were up 23 percent year-over-year, the highest May ever recorded. Intra-Canada loads accounted for 29 percent of the total volumes and amounted to a 35 percent increase year-over-year. Cross-border load postings represented 68 percent of the data submitted by Loadlink users: Loads leaving Canada to the...