Maruti Suzuki's car transportation through rail doubles in five years

Automaker's rail share of logistics rises to 17 per cent

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited (Maruti Suzuki) transported over 3.2 lakh vehicles using Indian Railways in 2022, doubling its rail logistics volumes in a space of five years.

Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (Maruti Suzuki) transported over 3.2 lakh vehicles using Indian Railways in 2022, doubling its rail logistics volumes in a space of five years. 

The company transported 140,000 vehicles through railways in 2018.

The development marks the substantial shift in automobile supply chains from roadways to railways — the company’s share of rail in outbound logistics has risen to 17.1 per cent in the previous calendar year, which is over 4 percentage points higher than last year. 

The current volume is the highest-ever dispatch through the mode by Maruti Suzuki.

Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti

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First Published: Jan 16 2023 | 8:56 PM IST

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