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Refers to the process of a container being received, then opened and dispersed into smaller containers or trucks.

What is Cartage?

Cartage refers to freight transportation within a short distance, typically the same city. Some carriers specialize as cartage carriers for specific geographic areas. This type of freight shipping service transports freight as LTL shipments. 

Freight that is transported using Cartage is delivered by small box truck or van rather than in a dry van trailer like most freight. 

Enhance your understanding of the diverse freight options available in truckload shipping. Our freight resources blog offers comprehensive information that delves into the different types of truckload services, so you can make better decisions based on your unique shipping requirements.

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