Benchmarking Road Transportation – India

Project Summary

Multi-billion Dollar Oil and Gas Global giant signed up with CII for Benchmarking Land Transportation Freight rates across India

Project Scope

  • Benchmark Land Transportation Freight rates across India
  • Research Freight charged for backhaul with empty miles – For low (minimum) / high volume on non-dedicated vehicles – Percentage contribution of fuel on total freight cost – Basis: On Time In Full order fulfillment – Compliance against statutory requirement & with GPS tracking
  • Transit time in hours, Number of hours to place the vehicle for loading after trip confirmation, Vehicle turnaround time, Vehicle fill percentage
  • Market norms – truckers’ non-performance & detention charges
  • Brief on technology solutions deployable through the start-up ecosystem to optimize Velocity, Visibility and hence manage Variability


  • Market research through CII’s extensive network of User Industry and Transporters across India
  • In-Depth Market study and Grass root level data collection from Paint, Lubricant, Dairy and Chemical Industries
  • Connect with CII’s community of more than 5,000 Supply Chain certified professionals for deep insights
  • Access to dynamic trucking rates of Start-up in CII’s ecosystem with more than 10,000 trucking companies on board
  • Approach CII-Elite for C-Suite Professionals who represent fortune 500 companies from diverse backgrounds
  • Through the premier management institutes in CII’s ecosystem, establish connect with their respective alumnus
  • Tap the 9,000 members strong CII network through the zonal / state councils

Key Deliverables

  • Vehicle Fill Percentage
  • Transit Time
  • Fuel Cost on Total Freight
  • Vehicle Age
  • Postponement Strategy
  • Spot Rate Comparison
  • One Way Freight Rate vs Backhaul
  • Detention Charges