Canadian General Freight IndexResults published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers decreased by 2.4 % in April when compared with March results.
The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, decreased by 2.1 % when compared to March 2013.
Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers have seen a decrease from 22.43 % of Base Rates in March to 21.43 % in April.
“Cross border LTL continued on an upward swing, however all other segments declined.” said Doug Payne, President & COO, Nulogx. “Total costs are 1.2% higher than a year ago.” continued Payne.
To see this months public results, click here.