Demo Version of the FCA-NATC Rating system


A demo version of the FCA-NATC Rating system is available download. 


The demo will provide rates between the Atlantic Provinces (NB,NS,PE and NF) and points in Ontario, Quebec and the USA (48 states)…more



The first edition of FCA/NATC’s Industry Headlines has just been released.  If you would like to be added to the distribution list to receive future editions, please advise Julie ( with your contact here for a copy.




Fort Erie, ON – The Freight Carriers Association of Canada and the North American Transportation Council have announced the updating of their software rating products to become effective April 6, 2015.  The updates reflect cost increase and market conditions in both Canada and the U.S. and changes to the Canadian postal codes and U.S. zip codes.


Fuel cost changes are excluded from the calculations as these are handled by individual carrier fuel surcharges.  The impact of this update for FCA Canadian Domestic rates and for NATC Cross Border rates is approximately 4.8%.


For over 60 years, the Freight Carriers Association of Canada and the North American Transportation Council have been recognized for their expertise on matters related to Canadian Domestic and U.S.-Canada for-hire trucking.


The Freight Carriers Association of Canada (FCA) specializes in for-hire trucking in the Canadian domestic market.


The North American Transportation Council (NATC) specializes in the Canada-U.S. for-hire trucking market.


This Week In Petroleum


Heating oil expenditures forecast to be

lower this winter


October 7 - A forecast combination of warmer weather and lower crude oil prices is contributing to the lowest expected average residential heating oil expenditures in nine years for the winter heating season of 2015-16, which runs from October 1 through March 31.


The average household using heating oil is forecast to spend about $1,390 for heating bills during winter 2015-16, down $460 from last winter’s average expenditures. Forecast average expenditures provide a broad guide to changes compared with previous winter heating seasons, but fuel expenditures for each household are highly dependent on the size and efficiency of individual homes and their heating equipment, thermostat settings, and local weather conditions.....more (this link will take you to the Energy Information Administration website


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