TransCore’s January Canadian Freight Volumes off to a Good Start

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:30
After a skyrocket climb in December 2016, January's freight volumes signaled a continuing upward trend.  TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed another stellar month of impressive load volumes. January’s load volumes marked the second highest recorded volumes compared to the same month in any year. The record for highest load volumes was set in January 2014. Compared to last month, January’s volumes were up 10 percent, and compared to last year, load volumes jumped 43 percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada loads represented 24 percent of the total volumes...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Closed 2016 on a Historic Year High

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:19
After August’s peak in truck volumes, capacity tightened dramatically in December – a good sign for the industry TORONTO – On the heels of November’s increased load volumes and tightened truckload capacity, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads showed exceptional volumes in December, the highest year-over-year increase in history for the month of December. Complementing these volumes was a favourable dip in truck volumes that resulted in a healthy truck-to-load ratio for Loadlink customers for the month. Year over Year Volumes demolished the previous year’s volumes,...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Rallied in November for Loadlink Customers

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:25
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads rose above October’s volumes increasing six percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes climbed impressively, jumping 24 percent compared to November 2015. This is a positive sign for November’s freight activity, as this is the first occurrence of a year-over-year increase in over five years—since 2011. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 27 percent of the total volumes and climbed 28 percent compared to November 2015. Cross-border loads averaged 67 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s...

TransCore Link Logistics Awards Customers 104th Grey Cup Experience

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:31
A Load Posting on Loadlink: An Unforgettable Experience for Michael Wowk and Harman Shoker TORONTO - Moving a load is the lifeblood of many trucking businesses, and for two lucky Loadlink customers in particular, one posted load led to an experience of a lifetime, much to their surprise. Michael Wowk of Sprucevalley Carriers and Harman Shoker of The Harman Group (HGC) both won tickets to the 104th Grey Cup at BMO Field in Toronto this past Sunday through TransCore Link Logistics’ (TransCore) Loadlink Load Posting Contest. Both gentlemen were rooting for the Calgary Stampeders.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes Shifted Down in October, but Performed Better than Previous Year

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 12:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads stepped down in October decreasing eight percent compared to September. However, compared to 2015, volumes were up eight percent year-over-year. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 28 percent of the total volumes and were up 10 percent compared to October 2015. Cross-border loads averaged 66 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers, and were higher compared to last year. Loads leaving Canada edged higher by five percent, and loads coming into Canada improved by six percent year...

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes for Loadlink Moved Higher to Close the Third Quarter of 2016

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:00
TORONTO – TransCore Link Logistics volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads closed the third quarter of 2016 with a positive gain. Compared to last month, volumes were up five percent month-over-month. Year-over-year volumes also increased; up 10 percent compared to September 2015. The third quarter of 2016 showed a decline in load volumes, dipping eight percent compared to the previous quarter. Despite this quarter-over-quarter decline, year-over-year volumes were higher by seven percent when compared to the third quarter of 2015.

TransCore Link Logistics Honoured with Great Place to Work Certification

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 09:30
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following independently-conducted employee surveys, TransCore Link Logistics has earned official designation as a certified Great Workplace. Employees throughout the company provided top ratings on their workplace experiences and culture.

TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes for Loadlink Pick up in August

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:39
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics volumes saw a double-digit increase for the month of August after a traditional mid-year decline in volumes in July. When compared, month-over-month and year-over-year load volumes picked up by 12 percent. Intra-Canada load volumes represented 31 percent of the total volumes and jumped 23 percent compared to August 2015. Cross-border loads averaged 65 percent of the total data submitted by Loadlink’s Canadian-based customers, and improved compared to last year....

TransCore Link Logistics Announces Technology Partnership and Integration with McLeod Software

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 09:00
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCore Link Logistics, Canada’s market leader in load matching software for the trucking industry, and McLeod Software ®, a leading provider of transportation management software, today announced a technology partnership that will

TransCore Link Logistics Announces Winners of its 2016 LinkScholar Program

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:00
TORONTO – For the third consecutive year, TransCore Link Logistics awarded $5,000 in scholarships as part of its LinkScholar Program. Recognizing two of Canada’s most academically-minded high-school students in the transportation industry, each winner will receive tuition assistance towards post-secondary fees this fall. This year’s recipients were Jonathan Parlee of Norton, New Brunswick, and Cassandra Fenlon of Thunder Bay, Ontario. TransCore Link Logistics’ scholarship winners were the finalists selected by an independent adjudicator and demonstrated the strongest combination of academic...