Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

Line Haul

Line haul is the movement of freight over the tracks of a transportation line from one location (port or city) to another.

What is Line Haul?

Line haul logistics refers to the movement of freight or goods across different modes of transport by land, air, waterway, between distant cities, ports or even warehouses. While the routes are fixed, the goods transported can vary in volume and weight, from small documents to heavy pallets.