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Unformatted text preview: Backhaul Trucking The definition of a Back Haul is the return of a carrier to the original point or area from which its journey began. If a carrier can obtain cargo to carry on the back haul route that cargo may often obtain a favorable freight rate because otherwise the carrier would have to return empty. Transporting goods has become a major economic issue for many companies. The rising fuel costs and the need to tighten up cost control across the board make transportation a key concern for many. Backhauls can be a significant factor in reducing transport costs for ground freight. Florida freight shipping services by companies like Custom Pine Straw offer return route and return to Florida load services from across most of the United States. Why do this? When a truck carries product to a destination, and then returns empty to its starting point, the cost for transport is nearly double the cost of merely sending the product to its destination. When a manufacturer or distributor can find a way to bring a product back instead of destination....
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