Freight rates for 10 tonne load gained Rs 1,000 in the local truck transport market today on increased cargo movements along with less availability of trucks.

Transporters said heavy arrivals of cargo coupled with tight availability of trucks led to the rise in freight rates.

Delhi to Pune, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai rates rose by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 24,000, Rs 25,000, Rs 40,000, and Rs 21,000, respectively.

Likewise, freight rates for Delhi to Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi, and Patna also went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 42,000, Rs 49,000, Rs 54,000 and Rs 20,000, respectively.

Rates to Indore, Kanpur and Ludhiana also increased by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 14,000, Rs 12,000, and Rs 13,000, respectively.

Following are the rates in Rs for load of 10 tonnes: Ahmedabad 14,000, Hyderabad 31,000, Mumbai 21,000, Vijayawada 33,000, Baroda 16,000, Chennai 40,000, Pune 24,000, Bangalore 42,000, Surat 18,000, Mysore 44,000, Kanpur 12,000, Puducherry 43,000, Kolkata 25,000, Coimbatore 49,000, Ludhiana 13,000, Kochi 54,000, Chandigarh 10,000, Thiruvananthapuram 61,000, Jaipur 9,000, Goa 36,000, Indore 14,000, Gwalior 8,500, Patna 20,000 and Guwahati 37,000.

(This article was published on February 26, 2011)
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