Cargo supplies across the country came to a halt on Monday when goods transporters suspended their operations in protest over hefty increase in fines.
Goods transport strike
Ministry of Communications has recently enforced the new Axle Load Control regime in the country to control travelling of overloaded vehicles which lead to fatal accidents besides damaging the road network.
KARACHI: A goods transport strike that has hit hard to the businesses across the country has entered in its ninth day, hindering the transportation of goods and raw material for the factories, ARY News reported. Goods’ carriers went on strike last Monday against a ban imposed by the Sindh High Court (SHC) on the movement of heavy vehicles in Karachi during the day. The strike was later intensified with joining of other transport bodies. About 7,000 to 8,000 containers carrying raw material, imported food and other…