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Freight rates up on tight truck position, busy cargo movements

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Freight rates for the nine-tonne payload section rose by Rs 1000 at the local truck transport market today following paucity of trucks in the market amid better cargo movements.

Transporters said thin availability of trucks and increased cargo movements mainly pushed up some of centres freight rates.

to Vijayawada, Goa, Guwahati and freight rates moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 61,000, Rs 60,000, Rs 62,000 and Rs 31,000.

Rates to Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Surat and Baroda also went up by Rs 1000 each to Rs 73,000, Rs 81,000, Rs 29,000, Rs 27,000 and Rs 21,000.

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

First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 14:28 IST