Define: Linehaul

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Definition: Linehaul

Quick Summary of Linehaul

Linehaul refers to the movement of cargo between two major cities or ports, especially those more than about 1,500 kilometres or 1,000 miles apart.

What is the dictionary definition of Linehaul?

Dictionary Definition

  • U.S. The movement of freight by road between distant cities
  • U.S. A designated truck route between distant cities


Full Definition of Linehaul

In logistics, Line Haul refers to the movement of freight with any mode of transport by land, air or waterway between distant cities.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Linehaul are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 27th December, 2019