Goods transport industry is a major industry in India. Road transportation has been majorly used for goods transport in India. The reason being, roads are highly interconnected and accessible even to the remote parts of the nation. This cannot be possible for rail or any other mode of transport.
Presently, out of total transport, 65% share is of road transport and it contributes to 4.7% GDP. Goods Transport is mainly used by industries that require delivering or receiving goods for any kind of manufacturing. Goods transport is vital for the growth of any country and is a major industry that need much better infrastructure in India.
Goods turn out to be less expensive and high priced depending on the transportation cost. To preserve these thoughts, government has given separate rates of transportation of products and a number of the transportation of goods is exempted from GST.