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.

1820–30; haul + -age

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haulage (ˈhɔːlɪdʒ)
1.  the act or labour of hauling
2.  a rate or charge levied for the transportation of goods, esp by rail

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They can also vastly improve the efficiency of even low-tech vertical markets,
  such as road haulage or steel.
It can also co-exist with other developing industries: for example, rail
  haulage of minerals from newly developed mines.
Oxen for haulage and horses or camels for transport marked great improvements.
The brakes on the haulage truck were not capable of stopping the truck on the
  maximum grade it traveled.
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