Total cost of ground transportation declines
from Truck News
The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased by 0.9 percent in May compared to April according to results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index. As well, the base rate index, which excludes the impact of accessorial charges assessed by carriers, decreased 0.4 percent in May and average fuel surcharges assessed by carriers increased this month. Fuel was 11.1 percent of base rates in May versus 10.88 percent in April.
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