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  • Canadian transport costs rose in December: CGFI

    March 2, 2018 8:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ground transportation costs in Canada rose 2.2% in December, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) from Nulogx. The base rate increased 0.7%, Nulogx reports, while average fuel surcharges increased to 17.26% of the base

  • Ontario carriers lacking optimism

    December 19, 2016 8:02AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario motor carrier executives are less optimistic about their business prospects over the next quarter than they were three months ago. The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Q4 business conditions survey found only 49% of respondents felt good

  • Base rates flat, fuel surcharges down in February: CGFI

    April 28, 2016 1:05PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased 0.2% in February, compared to the month earlier. That’s according to the Canadian General Freight Index compiled by Nulogx. The base rate remained flat compared to January

  • Canadian ground transport costs rose in January: CGFI

    April 1, 2015 1:28PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian ground transportation costs rose 2.4% in January over the previous month. The latest Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) reported the base rate rose 2.8% compared to December 2014. Fuel accounted for 17.22% of the base rate

  • CGFI says transportation rates decreased in August

    October 29, 2014 1:29PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) from Nulogix indicated freight costs dropped 0.97% in August. The base rate decreased 0.91% compared to July and average fuel surcharges also decreased. Fuel was 21.48% of the base rate in


    August 19, 2014 12:42PM by James Menzies

    I’m going to once again lean on FTR for its insight into the freight market and where rates might be headed. Jonathan Starks, director of transportation analysis with FTR, had some good news when commenting on the industry forecaster’s most