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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhaulagehaul‧age /ˈhɔːlɪdʒ $ ˈhɒːl-/ noun [uncountable]  TTCTTRTAKE/BRINGthe business of carrying goods in trucks or trains for other companies the road haulage industry
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haulageThe distinction between a haulage company and a freight forwarding company with its own road haulage arm is rather blurred at present.This will considerably help cash Mow problems for new haulage firms and hauliers still operating at a modest turnover.Jean works for a road haulage company based in St Etienne.Government policy does not believe transport planning gives road haulage impetus!Rail freight charges are high compared with the cost of road haulage.The company has seen haulage rates on some contracts in 1987 at little more than 1977 levels.This contract, which is reproduced here, is a typical example of a standard form contract found in the haulage industry.The cylinders were intended to give control over the elastic characteristics of the haulage system.