Freight rates fall on easy availability of trucks
New Delhi: Freight rates for the nine-metric tonne pay load section declined by Rs 1000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following ample availability of trucks in the market amid restricted cargo movements.
Transporters said, apart from tight movements of cargo, excess position of trucks in the markets mainly led to fall in some of the centres freight rates.
Delhi to Coimbatore, Kochi, Guwahati and Vijaywada freight rates moved down by Rs 1000 each to Rs 71,000, Rs 77,000, Rs 61,000 and Rs 60,000, respectively.
Rates to Hyderabad, Goa, Pune, Kolkata and Indore also went down by Rs 1000 each to Rs 57,000, Rs 59,000, Rs 31,000, Rs 33,000 and Rs 23,000, respectively.
Following are today's freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs):
Jaipur 18,000 Hyderabad 57,000
Chandigarh 19,000 Vijayawada 60,000
Ludhiana 20,000 Bengaluru 63,000
Kanpur 22,000 Chennai64,000
Indore 23,000 Mysore67,000
Ahmedabad 23,000 Puducherry 68,000
Baroda 25,000 Coimbatore 71,000
Patna 30,000 Kochi 77,000
Surat 29,000 Thiruvananthapuram 82,000
Mumbai 30,000 Goa59,000
Pune 31,000 Gwalior 16,000
Kolkata 33,000 Guwahati61,000