haulage

noun

haul·​age ˈhȯ-lij How to pronounce haulage (audio)
1
: the act or process of hauling
2
: a charge made for hauling

Examples of haulage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, the Nihil would ensure any haulage ships were reliant on them for safe passage. EW.com, 2 Nov. 2023 The haulage industry says the U.K. is short as many as 100,000 truckers, due to a perfect storm of factors including the coronavirus pandemic, an aging workforce, and an exodus of foreign workers following Britain’s departure from the European Union last year. Jill Lawless, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Sep. 2021 The haulage industry says the UK is short as many as 100,000 truckers, due to a perfect storm of factors including the coronavirus pandemic, an aging workforce, and an exodus of foreign workers following Britain’s departure from the European Union last year. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Sep. 2021 The equipment was packed into a wooden box on Jan. 10, then fastened to a pallet atop the flatbed haulage truck. Rhiannon Hoyle, WSJ, 30 Jan. 2023 With his existing range now long in the tooth and the new Semi commercial haulage truck likely to remain a niche product for the foreseeable future, hopes rest on the Cybertruck as the next big catalyst for growth. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 28 Dec. 2022 Falling earth, machinery and haulage accidents, and explosions are some of the most common causes of death among mining professionals, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. al, 13 June 2022 While the business didn’t work out in the end for the road haulage entrepreneur, Page had the entrepreneurship bug and left to work for another founder. Philip Salter, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 According to the haulage association, the average salary for drivers, depending on truck size, is 30,000-35,000 pounds, or about $41,000 to $47,000, a year. New York Times, 13 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of haulage was in 1676

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“Haulage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haulage. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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