TITLE

dash board

PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Sep2013, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the transportation industry as of September 1, 2013. TransCore Link Linguistics' Canadian Freight Index has slowdown load shipment in July. Canadian General Freight Index has established the reduction of the Total Cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers. Railway freight indicates 3.4% drop off in non-intermodal and intermodal freight loadings.
ACCESSION #
90516311

 

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