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  • More freight, fewer trucks seen in December: TransCore

    January 20, 2017 7:31AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian capacity tightened dramatically in December, according to spot market data tracked by TransCore Link Logistics. December cross-border load volumes were “exceptional,” TransCore reports, marking the highest year-over-year increase in recorded history for the month of December.

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes weaken

    December 14, 2015 8:57AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes fell for the second straight month in November, according to the latest TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Volumes were down 8% compared to October and down 28% compared to November 2014’s

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes up slightly in May

    June 16, 2015 8:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes edged up in May, according to the latest TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Month-over-month load volumes were up 4% from April. However, year-over-year volumes were down 22% compared to May 2014,

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes strong through first quarter

    April 14, 2015 7:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes closed the first quarter on a high note, up 13% in March compared to February. However year-over-year, volumes were down 23%, according to the TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Q1 volumes

  • Spot market freight volumes softened in February

    March 12, 2015 1:48PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Freight available on Canada’s spot market decreased 20% in February, compared to the same month last year. However, TransCore Link Logistics reports volumes remained higher than in prior years. Month-over-month, volumes were down 8%. There were no

  • Canada’s spot market volumes start year strong

    February 12, 2015 1:03PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada’s spot market started the year with its second highest January load volumes on record, according to TransCore Link Logistics. Month-over-month and year-over-year volumes were down 1% and 18% respectively, however January 2015 still recorded the second

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes were stronger than ever in 2014

    January 13, 2015 6:45AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian spot market closed out the year strongly, with record-setting freight volumes for the year. The TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index set a record high for annual load volumes in 2014, up 33% compared to 2013.

  • US spot market rates solid to end 2014

    January 8, 2015 7:54AM by Truck News

    Freight availability on the US spot truckload market was generally stable (up 0.8%) during the week ending Jan. 3, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. The number of available trucks posted between Christmas and

  • Canadian spot market steady in October: TransCore

    November 12, 2014 6:06AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes were relatively unchanged in October, but up 21% year-over-year, according to the latest data from TransCore. Cross-border load volumes accounted for 69% of loads, while southbound loads were up 70% year-over-year. Loads

  • Canada’s spot market rebounds in September

    October 18, 2014 5:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes rebounded in September, capping a strong third quarter, according to the latest figures from TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index. September ended two consecutive months of declining freight volumes, with increases across

  • Canadian spot market sets all-time six-month record to start 2014

    July 17, 2014 2:32PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian spot market remains strong, setting an all-time six-month record during the first half of 2014. The TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes swell 42% year-over-year during the first half of 2014. The year’s

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes show continued strength

    June 17, 2014 9:28PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian freight volumes rose 2% in May, marking a 31% improvement year-over-year. The TransCore Canadian Freight Index measures volumes from about 5,000 Canadian trucking companies. In May, cross-border postings accounted for 69% of total