2/20/14 12:47 pm EST
Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index opened the New Year with never
seen before highs in load volumes. After closing last year setting a
record high for December, January volumes climbed sharply by 43 percent
month-over-month, marking its volumes the highest ever recorded for the
month of January in any year. January’s year-over-year increase also set
the stage for the year by an astonishing 47 percent, beating last
1/22/14 10:33 am EST
Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index closed last year setting a record
high for December load volumes. With two fewer shipping days, December’s
volumes jumped 11 percent month-over-month and represented the highest
month-over-month percentage change for the second half of the year.
December also had the largest year-over-year increase compared to any
month in 2013 surpassing December 2012 load volumes by a remarkable 29
1/21/14 9:05 am EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To address the traffic needs of one of the busiest and diverse commerce
corridors in the U.S., TransCore
and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission are on schedule to complete
another phase of an adaptive traffic control system just in time for
Super Bowl 2014.
To improve traffic flow and reduce congestion, TransCore began
engineering and installing an adaptive traffic control system at more
than 100 intersections throughout themore...
12/23/13 12:55 pm EST
Link Logistics reported declines in Canadian Freight Index volumes for
the month of November. The month-over-month load volumes fell by nine
percent compared to October 2013 offset by two fewer shipping days and
the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. November’s year-over-year load volumes
had a marginal decline of two percent compared to the previous year’s
load volumes for the same month.
Load volumes for November weremore...
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...