TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics disclosed today that load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads increased 1% month-over-month from January 2016 to February. However, year-over-year, load volumes were down 21% from February 2015.
As well, intra-Canada load volumes represented 26% of the total volumes – down by 18% year-over-year. Cross-border loads averaged 69% of the total data and loads leaving Canada decreased by 18%, and loads coming into Canada decreased 25% year-over-year.
Posted equipment increased in February, up 9% month-over-month and up 30% year-over-year. The equipment-to-load ratio also increased to 3.42 from 3.18 in January. Year-over-year, this ratio increased from 1.90 in February 2015.
Finally, compared to last month, changes in the distribution of cross-border equipment entering Canada were observed in three regions: Ontario decreased 5%, Western Canada increased 7% and Quebec decreased 3%.