1 March 2022
Freight News

Canadian ground transportation costs continue to increase

Results published by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers increased by 1.63% in December, as compared with November.

The Base Rate Index, which excludes the impact of Accessorial Charges assessed by carriers, increased by 0.02% in December.

Average Fuel Surcharges assessed by Carriers decreased slightly in December. Fuel was 21.34% of Base Rates in December versus 21.81% in November.

“Total Freight Costs increased by 1.63% led by increases in Domestic Truckload. All segments increased this month. Base Freight costs increased by 0.02%. Overall, year over year Total Freight Costs (Domestic LTL and Domestic Truckload, Cross Border LTL & Cross Border Truckload) are above last year’s level,” said Doug Payne, President of CGFI sponsor Nulogx.

Source: CGFI

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