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Truck leasings up 4 %, may keep trend till September

Truck rentals on trunk routes throughout March went up by 4 % on the back of R3.37 a litre hike in diesel price supported by quantum jump in cargo accessibility from factories in the last month of financial 2015-16 and continued sustained supply of vegetables and fruits with enhancement in export cargo. Consequently, the heavy truck sales during March 2016 saw robust increase of over 30 % due to demand on account of replacement, regulatory factors as well as fleet growth and infrastructure sector expected to supply better work to existing and new truck fleet, stated Indian Foundation of Transportation Research and Training (IFTRT), the apex body tracking truck industry for two decades, said. Hence, next two quarters i.e. April to September 2016 will give clear sustainable signal for growth in heavy truck sales to be followed by LCV and ICV sales (5 tonne – – 40 tonne variety). The expectation of great monsoon and its fairly even distribution will likewise contribute to the positive beliefs in the truck transportation company in next fiscal i.e. 2017-18, IFTRT mentioned. As last quarter of the present financial 2015-16 ended March 2016 has actually been relatively buoyant for truck transportation company as truck leasings for the second following month experienced increase in truck rentals both on account of boost in diesel cost as well as enhancement in cargo accessibility and much better fleet utilisation throughout the spectrum like agri products, manufacturing, infrastructure and exports. While, February 2016 saw boost in truck rentals by 5 %, the March 2016 continued the increase with 4 % boost due to Rs 3.37 a litre hike in diesel rates, supported by quantum jump in cargo accessibility from factories on the last month of financial 2015-16 and continued continual supply of vegetables and fruits with improvement in export freight. There was a fall in average month-to-month truck rentals of 5.3 % -6.9 % on trunk paths throughout April-September 2015 in comparison to very same period previous year generally due to decrease in …
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Mornington Garden Materials adds BTE PBS mixes to fleet

Victorian company, Mornington Garden Supplies, has taken shipment of two truck and dog combinations built by Bulk Transportation Devices (BTE). According to Mornington Garden Materials, the brand-new mixes are Performance Based Standards-approved and have gone directly into its concreting and excavation operation. “& ldquo; The new mixes went directly in to work, picking up loads en route back to the lawn,” & rdquo; said Mark Foley, Owner of Mornington Garden Products. “& ldquo; I purchased the mixes through Kenworth in October last year, specifically requesting for BTE bodies. The 2 business worked together and BTE worked with the National Heavy Car Regulator, so it was truly simple for me.” & rdquo; According to Foley, the company traded in 4 older automobiles to make way for the new BTE combinations, requesting PBS equipment to get enhanced hauls. “& ldquo; We upgraded the fleet to PBS simply to obtain the additional tonnage,” & rdquo; he included. & ldquo; The payload advantage is wonderful. The BTE bodies’ & rsquo; legal payload is 35.5 tonnes, in my last ones I was getting 28 or 29 tonnes.” & rdquo; Keep up to this day on the most recent news and developments in the business roadway transportation industry. Sign up to CRT News today to receive a FREE weekly E-newsletter provided directly to your inbox … See all stories on this topic

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