Hyderabad Division holds Merchants Meet to improve Freight and Parcel Loading

SECUNDERABAD: Arun Kumar Jain, Divisional Railway Manager/Hyderabad, South Central Railway organised a Customer meet today i.e., 22nd August, 2017 at Divisional Railway Manager’s conference hall, Hyderabad Bhavan, Secunderabad in order to improve the Freight and Parcel loading performance.

The Merchants from Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Nizamabad, Kamareddi, Kurnool and Mahabubnagar were attended the meeting. Sri B.D.Christopher, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager and Sri Raj Kumar, Senior Divisional Operations Manager, Hyderabad Division were also present.

A Power point presentation was given during the meeting to highlight various incentive schemes and Policy on transportation products to the customers. They were enlightened about the Notified Traditional empty flow direction of rakes towards Central Railway for which Freight at lesser rate (LR-1) is charged.

Customers were also appraised about Station to Station rates scheme which is advantageous to regular customers and also to new customers wherein a discount upto 30% is granted. In the parcel Segment, customers were appraised about the Reduction in parcel Scales as far as SLR leasing is concerned with a single moto to maximise the utilisation of SLR space.

Merchants expressed their views and assured full patronage to the schemes. Some of the practical problems faced by them were also discussed.