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What is Cartage?

Cartage is the process of transporting goods by land (rail or road). The transportation is relatively for short distances, and the movement is usually within a region or between two closer towns. In this context, cartage can also be referred to as drayage or haulage.

In other words, cartage means the actual cost of transporting goods from one place to another. The companies involve in this process do their calculation by focusing on the total cost of transportation management.

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