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Term: #LinkLogistics

  • 2/8/16 9:00 am EST
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the heels of declining load volumes for four consecutive months, TransCore Link Logistics load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads picked up in January 2016. Month-over-month volumes were 12 percent above last December. In spite of this, compared to the same month last year, load volumes were down 28 percent from January 2015. Trend: The freight index has shown alternate highs and lows for the month of January for the pastmore...
  • 1/22/16 9:00 am EST
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Freight Index for all Canadian and cross-border loads, as reported by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers, dipped in December. However, a favourable dip in equipment volumes led to tightening of the truck-to-load ratio. Year over Year Over the last 12 months, freight volumes were tumultuous, experiencing lows very close to 2009’s economic downturn. At the same time, truck volumes showed an all-more...
  • 11/17/15 9:30 am EST
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index dipped in October, declining six percent from September. Year-over-year volumes also fell 30 percent compared to 2014’s record breaking high for October. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 21 percent, and loads coming into Canada declined 41 percent year-over-year. These volumes averaged 67 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customersmore...
  • 11/4/15 8:00 am EST
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics releases Rate Index, an easy-to-use, full-featured truckload spot rate tool based on actual transactions between shippers, brokers, and carriers. Rate Index is designed to provide insight on high, low and average spot market rates paid on freight by brokers and shippers to carriers. “These rates are accurate,” says Randeep Sandhu, operations manager of Load Solutions Inc. “Rate Index bringsmore...

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  • 1/19/16 9:15 am EST
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore’s customer service centre operations of the Salik Toll System took top honors for the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai. At the recent Number One Government Expo, RTA was presented with the 2015 Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Smart Government for “Best Service Centre.” Processing more than 1.7 million transactions each day, the Salik Call Centre competed with 28 other Dubai Government call centres. The top spot wasmore...
  • 12/1/15 9:15 am EST
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The City of Laredo has selected TransCore to provide a comprehensive upgrade to the toll collection system on its four international bridges that connect the U.S. and Mexico. Each year, more than 6.7 million vehicles and three million pedestrians cross the Gateway to the Americas, the Juarez-Lincoln International, the Colombia Solidarity, and the World Trade bridges. The three-year project, which will be completed in 2018, upgrades both themore...
  • 10/20/15 9:15 am EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has selected TransCore to lead the initial design of its recently announced Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. When deployed, this project will integrate TransCore’s TransSuite® Traffic Management System technology with an in-vehicle device to further improve traffic flow, reduce accidents and improve pedestrian safety. Supporting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Visionmore...
  • 10/13/15 9:15 am EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore was recently awarded an $85 million project to design, install and maintain a new, innovative electronic toll collection system for over 300 toll lanes of the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX). The multi-phased toll system upgrade is slated to be completed in 2018 with minimal impact to the traveling public. It is expected to improve the accuracy and reliability of the system used to collect and manage toll transactions thatmore...
  • 10/6/15 11:22 am EDT
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To close out the third quarter, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index picked up modestly in September after two consecutive months of unflattering load volumes. Compared to last month, load volumes increased seven percent, while year-over-year volumes withdrew 25 percent. Third quarter saw load volumes fall off compared to the previous quarters, declining 22 percent from the second quarter and 28 percent compared tomore...
  • 9/23/15 8:30 am EDT
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index was unchanged for August, while truck capacity retreated modestly after July’s rare spike. Year-over-year volumes decreased 26 percent over August 2014. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 10 percent, and loads coming into Canada shrunk 36 percent year-over-year. These volumes averaged 67 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers.more...
  • 8/11/15 10:00 am EDT
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following last month’s swell in truck capacity, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Spot Market Truck Index saw another spike in July. The equipment capacity climbed sharply in July. Trucks posted were up 10 percent month-over-month and jumped 33 percent year-over-year. The equipment-to-load ratio nearly doubled the ratio year-over-year to 3.71 from 1.89 in July 2014, representing a 96 percent change. Month-over-month, the ratiomore...

Term: #Loadlink

  • 12/14/15 11:30 am EST
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index fell behind in November, following its traditional drop this time of year, with volumes declining eight percent compared to October. While year-over-year volumes also dropped 28 percent, this is compared to historic highs set throughout 2014. Cross-border loads leaving Canada decreased 12 percent, and loads coming into Canada declined 39 percent year-over-year. These volumesmore...