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Haul

A slang term for a profit, especially the profit from a single project as opposed to that for the whole company.
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In a statement, the company said: "Since the installation of the new Autogate system hauliers need to be registered with us and provide driver and vehicle identification in order to access the port.
Alistair Atkinson, Sales Director at Proteo said: "Rising fuel prices and pressure on margins means that hauliers can benefit from technology systems which drive efficiency and help them to deliver the service levels that their clients demand.
Today's protest is the latest in a series of demonstrations by lorry drivers at a time when many hauliers are fearing for their livelihoods.
As a prominent regional spokesman for the fuel protests which brought Britain to a standstill in 2000, he claims the situation for hauliers today is worse.
Customers must be made to realise that in the current economic climate, 60 or even 90 day payment terms are simply unacceptable - and when the terms apply from the date when the invoice is received as opposed to when the job was completed, the haulier will be waiting even longer for payment.
HAULIERS are to protest at both the M50 and Dublin Port despite fears of traffic chaos, it was revealed yesterday.
Hauliers are concerned at the rising price of fuel, which saw unleaded petrol prices rise by 10p a gallon last month.
Kelloggs have named Jack Richards & Son Ltd their inaugural Haulier of the Year 2000 following what they consider to be, outstanding customer service levels and the achievement of consistently high key performance indicators by (the Norfolk-based haulier throughout the year.
The European haulier, on the other hand, again does what he likes.
Peter Carroll, spokesman for Transaction and, like Andy Boyle, a road haulier himself said, "Our industry is being driven out of business.
Tonight's meeting is being organised by haulier Dai Owen, 63, of JD Owen Transport, Caerwys, who is drumming up support from North and mid Wales.
The producer can of course choose to employ a haulier to transport the cadaver for them and the Casualty Helpline is on hand to suggest possible hauliers if required.