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Freight vs. Cartage

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Main Difference

The main difference between Freight and Cartage is that the Freight is a goods or produce transported and Cartage is a transporting of goods or materials by road or rail.

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  • Freight (noun)

    Payment for transportation.

    "The freight was more expensive for cars than for coal."

  • Freight (noun)

    Goods or items in transport.

    "The freight shifted and the trailer turned over on the highway."

  • Freight (noun)

    Transport of goods.

    "They shipped it ordinary freight to spare the expense."

  • Freight (noun)

    Cultural or emotional associations.

    "A wedding ring is small, but it has massive emotional freight."

  • Freight (verb)

    To transport (goods).

  • Freight (verb)

    To load with freight. Also figurative.

  • Cartage (noun)

    The transport of goods by cart; carting

  • Cartage (noun)

    A charge made for such transport

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  • Freight (noun)

    goods transported in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

    "a decline in the amount of freight carried by rail"

  • Freight (noun)

    the transport of goods by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

    "the truck-based system can outperform air freight at distances of up to seven hundred miles"

  • Freight (noun)

    a charge for transport by freight

    "a bill indicating that the freight has been paid"

  • Freight (noun)

    a freight train

    "I can hear the regular wail of the twelve o'clock freight from my house"

  • Freight (noun)

    a load or burden

    "these warm winds deposit their freight of moisture in showers of rain"

  • Freight (verb)

    transport (goods) in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft

    "the metals had been freighted from the city"

  • Freight (verb)

    be laden or burdened with

    "each word was freighted with anger"

  • Cartage (noun)

    the conveyance of something in a cart or other vehicle.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Freight (noun)

    That with which anything is fraught or laden for transportation; lading; cargo, especially of a ship, or a car on a railroad, etc.; as, a freight of cotton; a full freight.

  • Freight (noun)

    The sum paid by a party hiring a ship or part of a ship for the use of what is thus hired.

  • Freight (noun)

    Freight transportation, or freight line.

  • Freight (adjective)

    Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car.

  • Freight

    To load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with freight; as, to freight a ship; to freight a car.

  • Cartage (noun)

    The act of carrying in a cart.

  • Cartage (noun)

    The price paid for carting.

Webster Dictionary
  • Freight (noun)

    goods carried by a large vehicle

  • Freight (noun)

    transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

  • Freight (noun)

    the charge for transporting something by common carrier;

    "we pay the freight"

    "the freight rate is usually cheaper"

  • Freight (verb)

    transport commercially as cargo

  • Freight (verb)

    load with goods for transportation

  • Cartage (noun)

    the work of carting

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