11/27/13 11:27 am EST
Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index showed improvement in October
with month-over-month load volumes increasing by seven percent compared
to September. Year-over-year load volumes also surpassed the previous
year’s by eight percent.
Cross-border load volumes averaged 68 percent of the month’s
total. Cross-border loads originating in Canada destined to the United
States saw a 15 percent increase from the same periodmore...
10/24/13 12:01 pm EDT
Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index showed a nine percent
year-over-year increase for September while month-over-month load
volumes decreased by five percent.
Third quarter saw a decrease of five percent from second quarter;
however, volumes increased by one percent when compared to the first
quarter and by two percent compared to the third quarter last year. The
high point for load volumes this quarter was seen inmore...
9/27/13 12:18 pm EDT
Link Logistics reported little change in its Canadian Freight Index for
August 2013. The month-over-month and year-over-year load volumes for
August were down marginally by two percent. Load volumes in August were
also at the same levels as April of this year.
Cross-border postings accounted for 68 percent of total volumes for
Loads originating in the United States destined for provincesmore...
8/22/13 11:48 am EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore,
working with its Canadian TransSuite® certified partner Electromega,
was selected by the City of Montreal to deploy TransCore’s
Advanced Traffic Management System at the Centre de Gestion de la
Mobilité Urbaine (CGMU) supporting the arterial network of the city,
encompassing more than 2,000 traffic signal controllers.
The City of Montreal is the second
largest city in Canada, after Toronto,
8/21/13 8:56 am EDT
Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index saw no change in July from June
and compared to the same period last year, side-stepping the traditional
summer slowdown typical for July. Load volumes in July were also at the
mid-point of the last seven months. July also had two additional
shipping days compared to June.
July load volumes for cross-border postings averaged 70 percent of total
volumes. Cross-border loadsmore...
8/14/13 10:00 am EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After a competitive bid process, TransCore,
a unit of Roper Industries (NYSE: ROP), was awarded a $30 million,
three-year base term contract with multiple extension options to update
and expand the Delaware
Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and E-ZPass® Customer Service
Centers. The system will be installed in parallel with the existing
service center operations while relocating to a new DMV facility in
downtown Dover. Project completionmore...
8/5/13 9:30 am EDT
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After working together on the award-winning New York City traffic signal
system, TransCore, a unit of Roper Industries, and KLD sign a memorandum
of understanding to jointly pursue projects and provide TransCore with
exclusive distribution rights for KLD's adaptive control decision
support system (ACDSS), the commercialization of which was partially
funded by a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
(NYSERDA) grant. The systemmore...
7/31/13 12:40 pm EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore
has been awarded two separate toll contracts to convert legacy automatic
vehicle identification (AVI) toll systems to SunPass® interoperable
and toll-by-plate all electronic toll systems in Miami-Dade County on
three causeways that provide access to some of Greater Miami's famous
beaches and recreational areas, including South Beach.
Contracts include the Broad Causeway for the Town of Bay Harbor
Islands and for themore...
7/23/13 11:36 am EDT
Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index slipped by seven percent in June,
continuing the up and down results for the first six months of the year,
and was 21 percent lower than last year’s peak in June 2012.
Second quarter saw a slight gain of six percent over the first quarter
of 2013; however, volume was down 17 percent compared to elevated second
quarter results of 2012. The high point year-to-date was in Maymore...
7/2/13 4:27 pm EDT
Link Logistics (TransCore) reveals its new partnership with the
tolling industry’s BEST kept secret July 9, 2013 at TransCore’s 15th
Annual Conference and Charity Golf Tournament.
This annual event provides carriers and brokers with insightful
information on successful businesses, statistical highlights of the
transportation industry, and networking with peers, while supporting a
worthy cause. The educational morningmore...
6/21/13 9:00 am EDT
Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index volume rebounds by 10 percent
in May from the previous month following weak results in April. May load
volumes were 16 percent below results a year ago.
May’s load volumes for cross-border postings averaged 71 percent of
total volumes. Cross-border loads destined for provinces within Canada
were down 16 percent year-over-year compared to May 2012. Interestingly,
6/6/13 10:42 am EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s
adaptive signal control technology is featured as one of the notable
success stories in the recent American Society of Civil Engineer’s
(ASCE) 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.
Under the Road Category, the report spotlights the Atlanta Smart
Corridor project that deployed SCATS along an extended stretch of
highway encompassing 29 intersections. The return on investment was
quick with themore...