Definition of freightage in US English:



  • 1The carrying of goods in bulk.

    • ‘Regarding international transport, the amount of cargo freightage by motor vehicles grew 13.7% over 2004.’
    • ‘This comparison is of the freightage from London to an American port, versus freightage from Cádiz.’
    • ‘Port Augusta is handicapped by rail distance out of the Barrier trade - at least so it seems, though the superiority of its harbour and shipping facilities might well counterbalance the few miles of extra railway freightage.’
    conveyance, carriage, transportation, transporting, transport, distribution
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    1. 1.1 Goods carried in bulk; freight.
      transportation, transport, conveyance, carriage, carrying, portage, haulage, distribution, delivery
      cargo, load, haul, consignment, delivery, shipment
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