Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Haulage \Haul"age\ (-[asl]j), n. Act of hauling; as, the haulage of cars by an engine; charge for hauling.
n. 1 The act of hauling 2 business of transporting goods
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1826, from haul + -age.
Usage examples of "haulage".
They are in direct touch with the manufacturers and merchants in their respective communities, they know the present difficulties of shipping and they have the facilities for most quickly and systematically putting the shipper in touch with the man who has the facility for haulage.
The yard of Byars Haulage contained a neat row of artics, a couple of nondescript cars, and a Porsche Carrera.
Its chief concern was the importation of Afghans and their camels, which were stealing the entire haulage business from white Australian bullockies and their massive drays.
On the slow weedy waterway he had floated on his raft coastward over Ireland drawn by a haulage rope past beds of reeds, over slime, mudchoked bottles, carrion dogs.
The broken ground is lashed and loaded into the cocopans and sent up the haulage to the surface.
Even on last year's trip to London, Rebus had been confronted by a Byars Haulage artic trying to steer its way through Piccadilly Circus.
By contrast to the usual rawboned tiding horses and rough draft animals used for haulage, these horses seemed almost magical-and from the awed comment they were occasioning among the spectators, might as well have come from Fairyland as from Phillip Wylie's plantation in Edenton.
He and the shift boss rode up on the haulage to the cry of Fire in the hole!
That meant hauling goods for someone else who’d flat-fee them for haulage and collect all the profit, with a bonus if their careful handling and canny timing, or blind luck ran the profit above a pre-agreed amount, and liability up to their ears if something happened to the cargo.
That meant hauling goods for someone else who'd flat-fee them for haulage and collect all the profit, with a bonus if their careful handling and canny timing, or blind luck ran the profit above a pre-agreed amount, and liability up to their ears if something happened to the cargo.
A perfectly ordinary haulage depot with semi-trailers on the blacktop, a plain warehouse in the centre and retired hulks of machinery dumped next to the boundary fence.
Twenty-man-Jones led him to the head of the haulage and introduced him to the shift boss.