TORONTO – People are paying more to have their freight moved, despite lower fuel prices.
According to the most recent report from logistics management consultants Nulogx, the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased by 1.0% in November when compared with October results.
“Overall, total freight costs continue to rise while fuel decreases,” said Doug Payne, president and COO of Nulogx. “Total and base freight cost increased in all sectors with the exception of domestic LTL. Year over year, cross-border truckload costs have increased while total costs in the other sectors have decreased.”
TORONTO — Amid threats that their carrier company would be shuttered, unionized Highland Transport owner-operators have voted to accept a new contract that pays them less, among other concessions, todaystrucking.com has just learned.