November Freight Volumes Down from Oct, Up from 2013

TORONTO- November 2014 freight volumes dropped 11 percent from October 2014, but truckers still hauled 19 percent more freight in November 2014 compared to November 2013.

According to TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index, loads into Western Canada spiked to 41 percent in November from 37 percent in October and 33 percent in September. Loads out of Western Canada rose 48 percent in November from 44 and 43 percent in October and September, respectively.

Where are the goods coming from?

• 70 percent of all loads came from across the border;
• 25 percent came from within Canada.

“Outbound and inbound cross-border loads increased year-over-year by 52 percent and 12 percent, respectively,” TransCore claims.

Where do the U.S. goods arrive?

• 59 percent in Ontario;
• 22 percent in Western Canada;
• 17 percent in Quebec;
• Two percent in Atlantic Canada.

Intra-Canada load volumes represented 25 percent of the total volumes for November, TransCore found, and increased eight percent year-over-year.

Where do they originate?

• 48 percent from Western Canada;
• 31 percent from Ontario;
• 16 percent from Quebec;
• Five percent from Atlantic Canada.

Where are they unloaded?

• 41 percent in Western Canada;
• 34 percent in Ontario;
• 21 percent in Quebec;
• Four percent in Atlantic Canada.

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