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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.
He said hauliers from Llandrindod Wells, Newtown, mid Wales, and all over west Wales had answered the call to protest.
Lobby group Less Tax On Fuel claim French hauliers and farmers will receive a rebate of about 2.5p per litre of fuel after the government pumped pounds 259m into a contingency fund.
Another haulier claimed that, at one point this week, lorries were being refused access to the port and were having to wait in a side street.
It is also demanding the abolition of haulier tolls on the M50 and the appointment of a Haulage Industry regulator.
Independent haulier Alan Green, one of the more moderate leaders of earlier fuel protests, said yesterday the meeting would mark the start of a major push against the Government over its high tax on fuel.
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.
"In Germany we pay per kilometre and in France we pay toll fees as a European haulier that French companies don't.
The European haulier, on the other hand, again does what he likes.
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.