Results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased slightly in January.
Overall freight costs fell by 1.2% in January when compared to December.   Base Rates, which exclude the impact of Fuel Surcharges assessed by carriers, fell 1.4% from December.   Average Fuel Surcharges also fell .5% from 14.20% in December to 13.70% of Base Freight costs in January.   Offsetting these declines were slight increases in Other Accessorial charges assessed by carriers.
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