Freight rates up on busy cargo movements


Freight rates for the nine-tonne payload section for select destinations for Southern regions quoted higher by Rs. 1000 at the local trucks transport market in the national capital today following increased cargo movements against tight availability of trucks.

Transporters said pick up in cargo movements in view of festive season against less availability of trucks mainly kept freight rates for select Southern regions higher.

Delhi to Bengaluru, Chennai and Mysore were up by Rs. 1,000 each to Rs. 64,000, Rs. 66,000 and Rs. 68,000 respectively. Following are today’s freights per 9-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 18,000 Hyderabad 58,000 Chandigarh 20,000 Vijayawada 60,000 Ludhiana 19,000 Bengaluru 64,000 Kanpur 21,000 Chennai 66,000 Indore 22,000 Mysore 68,000 Ahmedabad 22,500 Puducherry 69,000 Baroda 23,500 Coimbatore 71,000 Patna 27,500 Kochi 74,000 Surat 27,500 Thiruvananthapuram 84,000 Mumbai 30,000 Goa 61,000 Pune 32,000 Gwalior 14,500 Kolkata 34,000 Guwahati 62,000.