A trucking company freight charge for the pick up or delivery of an ocean container. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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drayage dray‧age [ˈdreɪˌɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] TRANSPORT
the act of collecting and delivering goods by road or rail, or the charge that a haulage contractor makes for doing this

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drayage UK US /ˈdreɪɪdʒ/ noun [U] TRANSPORT
the act of transporting goods by road or rail: »

a drayage company/firm/truck

the charge for transporting goods by road or rail: »

Drayage will be increased from $220 to $250 per trip.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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