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Canadian freight rates stay flat: Nulogx

TORONTO, Ont. -- The cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers rose 1.2% in August, mostly because of higher fuel surcharges.


TORONTO, Ont. — The cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers rose 1.2% in August, mostly because of higher fuel surcharges.

The Canadian General Freight Index found that the base rates assessed by carriers remained unchanged when compared to July. However, fuel surcharges rose to 20.12% of the base rate in August, compared to 19.25% in July.

“Total cost of freight is down 3% from a year ago,” said Doug Payne, president and COO, Nulogx. “Base Freight costs are 3.4% below last year.”


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1 Comment » for Canadian freight rates stay flat: Nulogx
  1. Greg Barrow says:

    For more information on the CGFI, please visit http://www.cgfi.ca

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