TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight experienced a decrease in volumes for the month of April, going down 13% from March 2015. The year-over year volumes also saw a drop, decreasing 23% from April 2014.
In addition, cross-border load volumes averaged 72% of all of the data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers. Outbound load volumes fell 28%, while inbound dropped 18% year-over-year.
Intra-Canada load volumes represented 23% of the total volumes and fell 27% year-over-year, while equipment capacity loosened for April increasing to over two available trucks for every load for the first time in 2015.
According to TransCore, its Canadian Freight Index “accurately measures trends from roughly 5,000 of Canada’s trucking companies and freight brokers, and includes all domestic, cross-border and interstate data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers.”
You can access the company’s real-time and historical data on total truck and load volumes, here.