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Total Freight Costs Continue to Decline

January 27th, 2016

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 3.4% in November when compared with October results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased 3.1% when compared to October.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased marginally this month. Fuel was 12.94% of Base Rates in November versus 12.96% in October.

“Total Freight Costs continue to slide. Truckload, both Domestic and Cross Border had the largest decline. Year over Year, Domestic LTL and Truckload is still in negative territory, while Cross Border Truckload and LTL are up year over,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.

For the latest results of the CGFI please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Total Costs Decrease, Domestic LTL Increases

December 30th, 2015

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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.

For the latest results of the CGFI please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Overall Costs Decrease but LTL on the Rise

November 25th, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 1.2% in September when compared with August results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased 0.7% when compared to August.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased again this month. Fuel was 13.28% of Base Rates in September versus 14.39% in August.

“In September, both Base and Fuel costs dropped. Total Domestic and Cross Border LTL increased while Total Domestic and Cross Border Truckload decreased,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “It seems the steady decrease in Domestic LTL over the past year and a half has levelled off and is actually starting to increase. The change in Transborder LTL is more significant and has risen at a greater pace over the past 6 months,” continued Payne.

For the latest results of the CGFI please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Total Freight Costs Decline

September 30th, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 0.6% in July when compared with June results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased 0.4% when compared to June.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 14.88% of Base Rates in July versus 15.66% in June.

“Cross Border LTL and Truckload had small increases this month. Once again, these were mostly offset by decreases in the Domestic Truckload costs, with a slight decrease in the Domestic LTL freight costs,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “Cross Border Truckload and LTL and Domestic Truckload are above a year ago while the Domestic LTL freight costs are below a year ago,” continued Payne.

For the latest results of the CGFI, please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Cross Border LTL Freight Costs Continue to Increase

August 26th, 2015

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 0.3% in June when compared with May results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased 1.0% when compared to May.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 15.56% of Base Rates in June versus 15.46% in May.

“Cross Border LTL Freight Costs continue to increase this month. Although there were slight increases in Cross Border TL, these were mostly offset by decreases in the LTL and Truckload Domestic costs,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.

For the latest results of the CGFI, please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Cross Border Total Freight Costs Increase

July 29th, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 0.3% in May when compared with April results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased 1.2% when compared to April.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 15.46% of Base Rates in May versus 16.04% in April.

“Total Freight Costs increased marginally this month. Although there were slight increases in LTL and Truckload Cross Border Costs, these were mostly offset by decreases in the LTL and Truckload Domestic costs,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.

For the latest results of the CGFI, please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

LTL Total Freight Costs Increase

June 24th, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 0.6 % in April when compared with March results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased marginally, less than 0.1% when compared to March.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 16.04 % of Base Rates in April versus 17.02% in March.

“LTL Total Freight Costs increased, driven by Cross Border LTL and a slight increase in Domestic LTL costs,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “Domestic Truckload decreased while Cross Border Truckload Costs saw a slight decrease,” continued Payne. “Additionally, we saw some changes in trends in April. Domestic LTL increased for the first time since last June, while Domestic Truckload and Transborder Truckload had their first decreases since September and July 2014, respectively.”

For the latest results of the CGFI, please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

LTL Total Freight Costs Stabilize – Truckload Increases Continue

May 27th, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 2.6 % in March when compared with February results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, Increased by  2.7 % when compared to February.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 17.02 % of Base Rates in March versus 16.02 % in February.

“LTL Total Freight Costs appear to be stabilizing with a small decrease in Domestic LTL and a slight increase in Cross border LTL.” said Doug Payne, President  & COO, Nulogx.”Domestic Truckload has seen 6 straight months of increases while Cross Border Truckload has now seen 8 straight months of increases. ” continued Payne.

For the latest results of the CGFI, please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Truckload Continues to Drive Increases in Total Freight Costs

April 29th, 2015

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 2.2 % in February when compared with January results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, Increased by    2.6 % when compared to January.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 16.02 % of Base Rates in February versus 17.22 % in January.

“Total Freight costs continue to rise driven by Truckload activity in February, despite decreasing fuel costs.” said Doug Payne, President &COO, Nulogx. “Once again Cross Border and Domestic LTL Total Costs slid in February, but were out-weighed by the Domestic and Cross Border TL increases. Cross Border Truckload base rates are 18.5 % higher than a year ago, while LTL rates – both Domestic and Cross Border – are more than 10% below.  Domestic Truckload rates are very near the level of a year ago” continued Payne.

For the latest results of the CGFI please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/

Truckload & Accessorials Continue to Drive Increases in Total Freight Costs

April 1st, 2015

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Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 2.4 % in January 2015 when compared with December results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, Increased by    2.8 % when compared to December 2014.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 17.22 % of Base Rates in January versus 18.56 % in December.

“Total Freight costs continue to rise driven by Truckload activity in January despite decreasing fuel costs.” said Doug Payne, President  & COO, Nulogx. “Once again Cross Border and Domestic LTL Total Costs slid in January, but were out-weighed by the Cross Border and Domestic TL increases.  Of particular note, we have seen a steady increase in accessorial charges, as % of Total Freight spend, since May 2014.” continued Payne.

For the latest results of the CGFI please visit here: www.nulogx.com/cgfi/results/