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Freight rates move up on less availability of trucks

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section for select destinations improved by Rs 1000 at the local market in the national capital today following shortage of trucks in the market amid better movements.

Transporters said, besides, tight availability of trucks in the market, increased movements along with blockage and diversion of roads due to water-logging because of monsoon rains, mainly pushed up some of centres freight rates.

to Patna, and freight rates moved up by Rs 1000 each to Rs 29,000, Rs 62,000 and Rs 33,000.

Rates to Hyderabad, and also went up by Rs 1000 each to Rs 58,000, Rs 60,000 and Rs 64,000.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 13:35 IST