Cost of cargo transportation rose 5.1% in August

Driven by the cost of personnel and the increase in diesel fuel, which make up more than two-thirds of the cost structure, the price of freight recorded a rise of 5.1% in August. Although it was the highest increase of the year, transportation costs accumulated a 32% increase in the last 12 months, a figure significantly below that shown in the accumulated 2019 (47%) and 2018 (61%).

Source: Ámbito