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Total Costs Decrease Slightly in June (June 2017)

August 30th, 2017

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 0.2% in June, as compared with May results.

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

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 13.0% of Base Rates in June versus 13.83% in May. This resulted in overall decrease in the CGFI index.

“Total Freight Costs are 1.4% higher than a year ago. In June, Cross Border LTL and Domestic Truckload Costs increased while Domestic LTL and Cross Border Truckload saw a decrease,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.

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

Total Costs Increase Year over Year (May 2017)

August 2nd, 2017

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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, as compared with April results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased by 0.3% in May also.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 13.83% of Base Rates in May versus 13.95% in April.

“Total Freight Costs are 1.7% higher than a year ago,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.  ”In May, Cross Border LTL lead the increase and Domestic Truckload Costs increased marginally while Domestic LTL  and Transborder Truckload saw a marginal decrease,” continued Payne.

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

Total Costs Increase Marginally (January 2017)

March 31st, 2017

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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 0.2% in January, as compared with December results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased by 0.8% in January.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 14.99% of Base Rates in January versus 13.47% in December.

“Total Freight Costs increased slightly in January driven by higher fuel cost,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. ”All segments of the Base Costs decreased. Year over Year, Total Domestic Truckload Costs remain above last year’s level, and the Total Cross Border and Total Domestic LTL Costs still remain well below last year’s Costs,” continued Payne.

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

Total Costs Continue to Slide (December 2016)

February 24th, 2017

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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 1.1% in December, as compared with November results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased by 1.7% in December, but marginally better than a year ago.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 13.47% of Base Rates in December versus 12.67% in November.

“Total Freight Costs continued to slide in December. Cross Border LTL led the decrease, followed by Cross border Truckload and the domestic segment,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “Year over Year, Total Domestic Costs remain above last year’s level, and the Total Cross Border Costs still remain well below last year’s costs,” continued Payne.

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

Total Costs Decline (November 2016)

January 25th, 2017

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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 0.8% in November, as compared with October results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased by 1.1% in November.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 12.67% of Base Rates in November versus 12.10% in October.

“Total Freight Costs decreased in November,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.  ”Cross Border LTL increased significantly, while the other sectors declined. Year over Year, Total Domestic Costs remain above last year’s level, and the Total Cross Border Costs are still well below last year’s Costs,” continued Payne.

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

Total Costs Inch Higher (August 2016)

October 26th, 2016

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 0.5% in August, as compared with July results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased by 0.4% in August.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 11.94% of Base Rates in August versus 12.44% in July.

“Total Freight Costs inched higher with all segments in the positive territory in August,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. ”Total Costs are still below last August by 7.4%, however. Year over Year, Domestic Costs are above last year’s level, while the Cross Border Costs are well below those of last year,” continued Payne.

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

Total Costs Flat (June 2016)

September 7th, 2016

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by less than 0.1% in June, as compared with May results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased 0.1% in May. Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased this month. Fuel was 12.19% of Base Rates in June versus 11.10% in May.

“Overall, Total Freight Costs were flat,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. ”Domestic LTL & Truckload increased marginally. Cross Border Truckload showed a slight decrease offset by Cross Border LTL showed slight increase – the first increase seen in 2016. Year over Year, Domestic Truckload is back to last year’s level while all other segments are below last year’s costs, with Cross Border LTL & TL being well below a year ago levels,” continued Payne.

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

Domestic Truckload Continues to Increase

April 28th, 2016

Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased marginally by 0.2% in February when compared with January results.

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

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 10.54% of Base Rates in February versus 12.09% in January.

“Overall, Total Freight Costs decreased marginally, which was reflective of the drop in fuel costs. Domestic Truckload showed a strong increase while the other sectors saw decreases, in particular Transborder LTL,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “Year over Year, Cross Border LTL remains in positive territory, while Cross Border Truckload and LTL and Domestic LTL are negative,” continued Payne.

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

Domestic Truckload Increases

March 30th, 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 increased by 1.0% in January when compared with December results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased 1.1% when compared to December.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased this month. Fuel was 12.09% of Base Rates in January versus 13.03% in December.

“Overall, Total Freight Costs increased the first time since August of 2015,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “The increase was driven by Domestic Truckload. Year over Year, Domestic LTL and Truckload remain in negative territory, while Cross Border Truckload and LTL are positive,” continued Payne.

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

Cross Border LTL Continues to Increase

February 24th, 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 1.6% in December when compared with November results.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased 1.5% when compared to November.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers increased marginally this month. Fuel was 13.03% of Base Rates in December versus 12.94% in November.

“Overall, Total Freight Costs continue to slide,” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx.”Domestic LTL & Truckload and Cross Border Truckload declined while Cross Border LTL Increased. Year over year, Domestic LTL and Truckload closed in negative territory, while Cross Border Truckload and LTL are up year over year,” continued Payne.

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