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ˈkɑr tɪdʒcartage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cartage, cartingnoun

    the work of taking something away in a cart or truck and disposing of it


  1. cartagenoun

    The transport of goods by cart; carting

  2. cartagenoun

    A charge made for such transport


  1. cartage

    Haulage is the business of transporting goods by road or rail between suppliers and large consumer outlets, factories, warehouses, or depots. This includes everything humans might wish to move in bulk - from vegetables and other foodstuffs, to clothes, ore, coal, and other supplies. Haulage also involves the transportation of chemicals in large sealed containers, and the removal of waste. As the word implies, goods are loaded into large trailers or carriages and hauled between different locations. Traditionally, this was by large animals such as horses or oxen - where the practice may also be called cartage or drayage. However, in the modern age, this act is mostly performed by trains or trucks - with large shipping vessels acting as intermediaries for crossing oceans. Truck drivers on haulage shifts are typically male, and often work long and difficult hours with few breaks - regularly sleeping in their vehicles overnight and eating/showering at rest stops. It is expected that Vehicular automation will largely render human drivers obsolete within a few decades. Haulage is also known as 'horizontal transport'. This contrasts with 'vertical transport' of the same such materials with cranes, known as hoisting.


  1. cartage

    Cartage is the act or process of transporting goods for short distances, usually within the same city or region, typically by truck or other motor vehicle. It can also refer to the fee or charge associated with this service. In general, it is a term used in the shipping and logistics industry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cartagenoun

    the act of carrying in a cart

  2. Cartagenoun

    the price paid for carting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cartage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cartage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    What is also significant is that Warehouse Workers Resource Center applies to temp workers as well as direct employers. The complaint made very clear that California Cartage and Orient Tally violated the rights of both workers.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    A rumpus
    B abduct
    C affront
    D abash

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