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What does Haulage mean?

Haulage is the commercial act of transporting goods by road or railway. In essence, it is the movement of container from one point to another. There are two main categories of haulage, namely: carrier and merchant haulage.

Carrier haulage is when a shipping company takes care of the transport of container while merchant haulage refers to the movement of the container by the consignee using a specified haulage contractor.

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