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  • Ground transportation costs rose slightly in January: CGFI

    March 31, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    Toronto, ON – According to the Canadian General Freight Index, the total costs of ground transportation for Canadian shippers grew by 0.2% in January compared to December’s results.

  • Freight Shipping Costs Post Biggest Yearly Gain of 2015

    October 29, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO, ON – New results published by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased slightly from one month to the other, but turned in its best performance when compared to 2014.

  • Freight Shipping Costs Fall Less Than 1 Percent

    October 1, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO –New results published by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased by 0.6 percent in July from the month before, following increases the previous two months.

  • Shipping Rates Increase for Second Straight Month

    August 27, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO — Newly released figures by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased by 0.3 percent in June from May, the second consecutive monthly increase.

  • Ground Freight Transportation Costs Post Slight Increase

    July 30, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO — The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian freight shippers increased 0.3% in May compared to the month before, according to new figures released by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI).

    “Total freight costs increased marginally this month. Although there were slight increases in less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload cross border costs, these were mostly offset by decreases in the LTL and truckload domestic costs,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.

    Compared to May 2014 the index is up 4.86%.

  • Ground Freight Shipping Costs Decline Slightly

    June 25, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO — New figures released by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) show the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased by 0.6 percent in April when compared to the month before.

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    Total cost of freight rose by 1.2% in October

    January 8, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    TORONTO, ON – Canadian General Freight Index shows base rate, excluding accessorial charges, increased by 1.4% in October 2014, over September 2014.