haul·​er | \ ˈhȯ-lər How to pronounce hauler (audio) \

Definition of hauler

: one that hauls: such as
a : a commercial establishment or worker whose business is hauling
b : an automotive vehicle for hauling goods or material

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Digital brokerage startups are competing with each other to draw shippers and freight haulers onto their platforms because more volume often drives better rates with the carriers. Erica E. Phillips, WSJ, "Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value," 21 Sep. 2018 Bottom line: As capable as a hauler with a more luxurious interior means this Buick is tough to beat. Ben Stewart, Popular Mechanics, "Cargo Showdown: Which Crossover SUV Is Best for Hauling Your Stuff?," 4 Aug. 2018 The zipper on the Osprey was smoother when the pack was crammed full, but as an everyday hauler for a lot of stuff, the Right Pack is indeed right. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, "Battle of the Daypacks: JanSport vs. Osprey," 8 May 2018 Photo: General Motors In later decades, station wagons, followed by minivans, sought to challenge the sedan’s status as the family hauler. Mike Colias, WSJ, "America Has Fallen Out of Love With the Sedan," 25 Aug. 2018 Built on the Nissan NV200 cargo van, the Free Bird uses a convenient slide-rail system that makes switching from camper van to cargo hauler a cinch. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Modular camper van sleeps two and hauls gear, asks $37K," 22 Oct. 2018 Winnetka contracts with a private hauler to provide weekly curbside recycling services. Kathy Routliffe, chicagotribune.com, "Winnetka may move to fee-based refuse pickup," 9 May 2018 Klock, wearing no socks or shoes, then allegedly jumped out of the vehicle, began dancing and attempted to climb the semi-truck’s cattle hauler. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Wisconsin man who crashed car is Tasered after dancing barefoot, using 'karate moves' amid traffic, cops say," 27 July 2018 Batavia's longtime refuse hauler Advanced Disposal appears on the way out after 15 years of providing citywide curbside services for garbage, recycling and yard waste collections. Linda Girardi, Aurora Beacon-News, "Change may be on way for Batavia garbage collection," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of hauler

1674, in the meaning defined above

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