The data collected in this survey are used to produce the For-hire Motor Carrier Freight Services Price Index. This index measures the price movements of services provided by for-hire motor carriers. Businesses use this index to gain a better understanding of their industry and assess their performance. Statistics Canada uses this index to deflate current dollar values and derive real growth and productivity for this sector of the economy.
Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.
- Q1 2018 – From March 22 to May 31, 2019
- Q2 2018 – From June 20 to August 30, 2019
- Q3 2018 – From September 19 to November 25, 2019
- Q4 2018 – From December 18, 2019, to February 28, 2020
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Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.
By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.
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To enhance the data from this survey and to reduce the response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.
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Topics covered in the survey
The survey asks questions about
- prices of a shipment.
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Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.
Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.
Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.
- For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 5136