Archive for December, 2015

Total Costs Decrease, Domestic LTL Increases

December 30th, 2015


Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 2.7% in October when compared with September results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased 2.1% when compared to September.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased again this month. Fuel was 12.96% of Base Rates in October versus 13.28% in September.

“Similar to last month, both Base and Fuel costs dropped,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. ”Total Domestic LTL increased while Total Domestic and Cross Border Truckload and Cross border LTL decreased. Although Domestic LTL has increased the past 2 months, year over year is still in negative territory, while Domestic Truckload and Cross Border LTL & TL show increases year over,” continued Payne.

On behalf of everyone at Nulogx we wish everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday and a Prosperous New Year.

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