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The transport lexicon

Lexicon entries

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  • Haulage contractor

    A haulage contractor is responsible for the actual transportation of a freight consignment via land, water or [...]

  • Haulage service

    A service for forwarding goods from the loading place to the [...]

  • Haulier / Haulage contractor

    A haulier is as an independent contractor or a commercial entrepreneur who, based on a transport contract, carries out the transport via rail, road, sea, air, inland waterways or in a combination of [...]

  • Hazardous goods transport

    Materials or objects which due to their composition may be a risk are considered hazardous. When transporting loads, specific regulations must be followed. Hazardous goods transports also have to be [...]

  • Heavy goods transport

    Extremely long, heavy, wide or high loads are transported for which special equipment such as cranes or lifting jacks is [...]

  • Heavy load

    With a heavy load extremely heavy goods are [...]

  • HGV

    Abbreviation for heavy goods [...]

  • Horse transport

    Horse transport is a special type of animal transport in which living horses are transported by truck, car, train, ship or aircraft. Special horse transport companies offer professional [...]

  • Hub

    In the transport sector, a hub is a central trans-shipment/handling point where streams of goods are received then sorted and redistributed in all directions according to regional target [...]

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