Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Transport by dray.
  • noun A charge for transport by dray.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The use of a dray; the act of ha'uling on a dray.
  • noun A charge for the use of a dray.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Use of a dray.
  • noun The charge, or sum paid, for the use of a dray.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The use of a dray.
  • noun A fee paid for the use of a dray.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dray +‎ -age

Examples

  • How drayage is handled in this country will change.

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  • The company offers drayage, which is the hauling of shipping containers between modes of transportation or to their destinations.

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  • The savings stack up this way: 48 percent on utilities for booths; 19 percent on on-site hauling ( "drayage") and rigging services for exhibitors; 23 percent on lodging; and 11 percent on travel.

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  • The savings stack up this way: 48 percent on utilities for booths; 19 percent on on-site hauling ( "drayage") and rigging services for exhibitors; 23 percent on lodging; and 11 percent on travel.

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  • Because they are largely restricted to short-run hops over the border, most Mexican trucks entering the US are run by so-called "drayage" operations that use older vehicles more likely to fail inspection tests.

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  • The Long Beach Harbor Commission and the Port of Long Beach have agreed to begin charging a $35 fee on containers brought in or shipped out through the Port of Long Beach in an effort to raise money to buy diesel fuel trucks and reduce pollution at the port. statement from the Port of Long Beach, beginning June 1, 2008, the port will place the $35 charge on every loaded 20-foot equivalent (TEU) cargo container entering or leaving any terminal by short-haul (or "drayage") truck.

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  • Many convention centers charge for drayage and access to resources such as electricity, phone lines and the Internet.

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  • Many convention centers charge for drayage and access to resources such as electricity, phone lines and the Internet.

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  • And when a destination was reached the shipment could again enter the domain of roads and horse drayage—the physical world where it started.

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  • In addition, while the other contractors set a schedule of delivering the food in a month or three weeks, Goldner had promised immediate delivery (with the crating and drayage thrown in for no charge).

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