Freight rates for ten metric tonne load for select destinations declined by Rs.1000 in the local truck transport market on Saturday following large position of trucks amid reduced arrivals of cargo.

Transporters said heavy availability of trucks against cargo movements, mainly pulled down some of centres freight rates.

Delhi to Hyderabad and Kolkata rates went down by Rs.1000 each to Rs.43,000 and Rs.27,000.

Rates to Pondicherry and Chennai too slipped by Rs.1000 each to Rs.65,000 and Rs.58,000.

Pune and Vijaywada rates also eased by Rs.1000 each to Rs.26,000 and Rs.46,000.

The following are today’s freights per 10—tonne load: Jaipur 12,000 Hyderabad 43,000 Chandigarh 13,000 Vijayawada 46,000 Ludhiana 15,000 Bangalore 60,000 Kanpur 16,000 Chennai 58,000 Indore 18,000 Mysore 62,000 Ahmedabad 17,000 Pondicherry 65,000 Baroda 19,000 Coimbatore 66,000 Patna 23,000 Kochi 72,000 Surat 21,000 Thiruvananthapuram 76,000 Mumbai 23,000 Goa 45,000 Pune 26,000 Gwalior 09,000 Kolkatta 27,000 Guwahati 46,000.

(This article was published on June 9, 2012)
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