Canadian Shipper


July 25, 2016

TransCore Canadian freight volumes trend higher in Q2 2016

TORONTO, Ont.--TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads continued strong in the second quarter of 2016. Compared to last month, volumes were essentially flat, down marginally by two percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes were lower by six percent compared to June 2015. The highest load volumes for the first half of the year were observed in May; these were the same volumes in May 2015, said the release. The second quarter of 2016 showed improved load volumes, advancing 11 percent compared to the previous quarter. Year-over-year for the quarter, volumes were lower by eight percent for the second quarter of 2015. Year-to-date, load volumes trended higher from the start of the year, and overall load volumes were similar to 2013. Intra-Canada