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Freight rates rise on paucity of trucks


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section for select destinations went up by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following tight availability of trucks as compared to pick-up in cargo movements.
Transporters said besides increased cargo movements, short position of trucks, mainly pushed up freight rates.
The freight rates from capital to Hyderabad, Kolkata and Puducherry moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 57,000, Rs 33,000 and Rs 65,000, respectively.
Rates to Mysore, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mumbai also went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 67,000, Rs 70,000, Rs 74,000 and Rs 30,000, respectively.

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 3:10 PM IST

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