Freight rates move up on busy cargo movements

NEW DELHI, Apr 7: Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section for select destinations rose by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following heavy movements of cargo amid shortage of trucks.
Transporters said paucity of trucks in the market amid busy cargo movements mainly led to a rise in freight rates of some centres .
Delhi to Hyderabad, Goa and Patna freight rates moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 57,000, Rs 60,000 and Rs 27,000, respectively.
Rates to Kochi, Vijayawada and Guwahati also moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 73,000, Rs 59,000 and Rs 61,000, respectively.
Following are today’s freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur              17,000      Hyderabad             57,000 Chandigarh      19,000      Vijayawada            59,000 Ludhiana        20,000      Bengaluru               61,000 Kanpur              21,000      Chennai                 63,000 Indore              22,000      Mysore                  66,000 Ahmedabad       23,000      Puducherry            65,000 Baroda              25,000      Coimbatore            69,000 Patna               27,000     Kochi                   73,000 Surat               27,000      Thiruvananthapuram80,000 Mumbai          29,000      Goa                     60,000 Pune                30,000      Gwalior                 15,000 Kolkata             32,000      Guwahati                61,000 (PTI)


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