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.
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