the act or labor of hauling.
the amount of force expended in hauling.
a charge made, especially by a railroad, for hauling equipment, commodities, etc.

Origin of haulage

First recorded in 1820–30; haul + -age
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the act or labour of hauling
a rate or charge levied for the transportation of goods, esp by rail
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Word Origin and History for haulage

1826, from haul + -age.

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