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  • Canada’s spot market cooled slightly in April

    May 9, 2018 1:18PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian spot market load volumes were down 19% in April, but remained 42% higher year-over-year, marking the strongest ever April. That’s according to TransCore Link Logistics, which measures load activity across its load board. In April, intra-Canada

  • Canadian spot market load volumes surging

    April 10, 2018 1:15PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian spot market load volumes are soaring, as shown by TransCore’s Loadlink data. The year has started with high truckload volumes in all Canadian regions, TransCore reported, with the total number of loads posted and cross-border load

  • February spot market second strongest month ever

    March 16, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore has reported loads posted to its Loadlink freight matching service declined in February by 9% off historically high levels. However, TransCore said load volumes are still higher than average, setting the bar for a strong year.

  • Canada’s spot market freight volumes reach record high

    February 21, 2018 12:09PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics reports that January spot market load volumes on its LoadLink load board reached an all-time high. Canadian and cross-border load volumes surpassed all previous records, surging 81% year-over-year and 41% compared to December 2017.

  • Custom app helping Daimler manage spot deliveries

    January 30, 2018 9:10AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) says a custom-built app has helped it and its carrier partners greatly improve the efficiency of transporting spot loads. The app was developed by Loadsmart. It offers a platform to help both

  • Spot market freight sets new records: TransCore

    January 17, 2018 7:38AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics has reported Q4 Canadian and cross-border load volumes on its Loadlink board broke historical records, when compared to any previous quarter. Fourth quarter load volumes were up 51% year-over-year, and 9% compared to the

  • Canadian spot market freight up 37% y-o-y in April: TransCore

    May 17, 2017 10:54AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market load volumes were up 37% year-over-year in April, though 21% off March 2017 levels. March is traditionally the peak month for loads, according to TransCore Link Logistics, which compiles the data. Intra-Canada loads represented

  • More freight, fewer trucks seen in December: TransCore

    January 20, 2017 7:31AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian capacity tightened dramatically in December, according to spot market data tracked by TransCore Link Logistics. December cross-border load volumes were “exceptional,” TransCore reports, marking the highest year-over-year increase in recorded history for the month of December.

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes weaken

    December 14, 2015 8:57AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes fell for the second straight month in November, according to the latest TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Volumes were down 8% compared to October and down 28% compared to November 2014’s

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes up slightly in May

    June 16, 2015 8:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes edged up in May, according to the latest TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Month-over-month load volumes were up 4% from April. However, year-over-year volumes were down 22% compared to May 2014,

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes strong through first quarter

    April 14, 2015 7:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes closed the first quarter on a high note, up 13% in March compared to February. However year-over-year, volumes were down 23%, according to the TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Q1 volumes

  • Spot market freight volumes softened in February

    March 12, 2015 1:48PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Freight available on Canada’s spot market decreased 20% in February, compared to the same month last year. However, TransCore Link Logistics reports volumes remained higher than in prior years. Month-over-month, volumes were down 8%. There were no

  • Canada’s spot market volumes start year strong

    February 12, 2015 1:03PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada’s spot market started the year with its second highest January load volumes on record, according to TransCore Link Logistics. Month-over-month and year-over-year volumes were down 1% and 18% respectively, however January 2015 still recorded the second

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes were stronger than ever in 2014

    January 13, 2015 6:45AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian spot market closed out the year strongly, with record-setting freight volumes for the year. The TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index set a record high for annual load volumes in 2014, up 33% compared to 2013.

  • US spot market rates solid to end 2014

    January 8, 2015 7:54AM by Truck News

    Freight availability on the US spot truckload market was generally stable (up 0.8%) during the week ending Jan. 3, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. The number of available trucks posted between Christmas and