Freight rates up on less position of trucks

NEW DELHI, May 19: Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section rose by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following tight availability of trucks against pick up in cargo movements.
Transporters said less availability of trucks amid increased cargo movements mainly pushed up freight rates.
Delhi to Hyderabad, Chennai, Puducherry and Thiruvananthapuram moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 58,000, Rs 64,000, Rs 66,000 and Rs 80,000, respectively.
Rates to Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ludhiana and Kanpur also went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 17,000, Rs 19,000, Rs 21,000 and Rs 23,000, respectively.
Following are today’s freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur              17,000      Hyderabad             58,000 Chandigarh      19,000      Vijayawada            60,000 Ludhiana        21,000      Bengaluru               62,000 Kanpur              23,000      Chennai                 64,000 Indore              23,000      Mysore                  66,000 Ahmedabad       24,000      Puducherry            66,000 Baroda              27,000      Coimbatore            71,000 Patna               29,000     Kochi                   76,000 Surat               29,000      Thiruvananthapuram80,000 Mumbai          30,000      Goa                     62,000 Pune                31,000      Gwalior                 16,000 Kolkata             33,000      Guwahati                61,000 (PTI)


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