Freight rates up on scarcity of trucks

PTI New Delhi | Updated on April 02, 2011

Freight rates to select destinations rose up to Rs 1,000 for 10 tonne load in the local truck transport market today following busy cargo movement amid tight position of trucks.

Transporters said heavy movement of cargo and paucity of trucks in the market mainly pushed up freight rates.

Delhi to Chennai and Bangalore rates went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 44,000 and Rs 45,000, respectively. Puducherry, Coimbatore and Kochi rates also moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 45,000, Rs 51,000 and Rs 55,000, respectively.

Likewise, rates to Goa, Guwahati and Ahmedabad rose Rs 1,000 each to Rs 36,000, Rs 38,000 and Rs 15,000, respectively.

Following are the rates in Rs for load of 10 tonne: Ahmedabad 15,000, Hyderabad 32,000, Mumbai 21,000, Vijayawada 34,000, Baroda 17,000, Chennai 44,000, Pune 23,000, Bangalore 45,000, Surat 19,000, Mysore 49,000, Kanpur 12,000, Puducherry 45,000, Kolkata 25,000, Coimbatore 51,000, Ludhiana 13,000, Kochi 55,000, Chandigarh 11,000, Thiruvananthapuram 60,000, Jaipur 9,000, Goa 36,000, Indore 14,000, Gwalior 8,500, Patna 21,000 and Guwahati 38,000.

Published on April 02, 2011

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