Freight rates drop on excess position of trucks

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Freight rates drop on excess position of trucks

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section dropped by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today on easy position of trucks against restricted cargo movements.

Transporters said easy availability of trucks against restricted cargo movements mainly pulled down freight rates.

Delhi to Jaipur, Chandigarh and Kanpur freight rates slipped by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 15,000, Rs 16,000 and Rs 18,000.

Rates to Ludhiana, Puducherry and Bengaluru also fell by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 17,000, Rs 71,000 and Rs 64,000.

Following are today’s freights per 9-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 15,000 Hyderabad 56,000 Chandigarh 16,000 Vijayawada 58,000 Ludhiana 17,000 Bengaluru 64,000 Kanpur 18,000 Chennai 67,000 Indore 21,000 Mysore 69,000 Ahmedabad 22,000 Puducherry 71,000 Baroda 24,000 Coimbatore 74,000 Patna 26,000 Kochi 79,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram 85,000 Mumbai 28,000 Goa 57,000 Pune 30,000 Gwalior 14,000 Kolkata 31,000 Guwahati 59,000

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