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...

TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Load Volumes Saw Year-Over-Year Growth in April

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:56
TORONTO – Following last month’s robust load volumes, TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian and cross-border loads expectedly subdued in April, down 19 percent over March. The dip follows an April trend first observed in 2011. However, April’s load volumes were markedly higher year-over-year, up 42 percent compared to the same month last year and the highest ever recorded for any April in any year. Intra-Canada loads accounted for 26 percent of the total volumes and amounted to a 38 percent increase year-over-year. Cross-border load postings represented 71 percent of the data submitted by...

TransCore Link Logistics’ First Quarter Freight Volumes outpace any Previous Volumes on Record

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:34
2018 sees soaring truckload volumes across Loadlink Canadian regions TORONTO –-The number of loads posted on Loadlink in 2018 for Canadian and cross-border load volumes significantly outperformed any previous quarter on record. March volumes increased six percent compared to February 2018, and year-over-year, volumes were 39 percent higher than those recorded in March 2017. First quarter volumes grew 41 percent compared to an already impressive fourth quarter of 2017, and increased 62 percent compared to the first quarter of 2017. Rallying of load volumes were significant in all Canadian...

Outstanding success for TransCore Link Logistics’ Open House

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 09:42
TransCore Link Logistics welcomed customers, partners, media and industry leaders to celebrate the official grand opening of their space on March 20th. When members of the trucking industry get together it is always an exciting time, this event was no different. The bright, open environment and welcoming atmosphere made this Open House “Link Mixer” a truly one-of-a-kind event.  The event was filled with networking, entertainment, appetizing hor ‘doeuvres and of course tours of the new facility.