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short haul

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or requiring only a short distance or period of time. I've found that it's actually cheaper to fly into Seattle and then catch a short-haul flight up to British Columbia from there.
2. noun A rather short distance. The bus will take us most of the way to grandma's house, and then it's just a short haul from the station.
3. noun A short length or period of time. Congress approved funding to cover the country's debt for the short haul, but a more permanent solution will have to be reached before the December 31 deadline.
See also: haul, short

short haul

see under long haul.
See also: haul, short
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Grant Thornton Marketing Director Lex Melzer commented: "Grant Thornton is delighted to renew its four year sponsorship of the Grant Thornton Short Haul and Short Ocean Pointscore Series for a further three years.
The Grant Thornton Short Haul Series will commence on Sunday 19 September and the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series will commence on Saturday 2 October.
Arizona consumers are one step closer to enjoying the benefits of lower prices, better service and greater choice when making in-state, short haul toll calls," said Bill Levis, MCI's regional manager of regulatory and governmental affairs for the U S West region.
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25 /PRNewswire/ -- After a seven year legal battle, consumers in Minnesota soon will have the opportunity to choose the company to carry their short haul toll or intraLATA phone calls.
The integrated solution will enable source to delivery visibility and control over all inventory in transit, whether inbound or outbound, including long haul and short haul legs.
British Airways is to cut another 5,800 jobs and is planning a significant restructuring of its short haul business.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- MCI today asked the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to allow the state's phone users to choose the company they want to carry their short haul intralata toll calls by dialing one plus the number as they do for regular long distance calls.
Utilicraft Aerospace Industries' primary mission is to address the problem of the overnight express, supply chain, e-commerce, and global third party logistics entities' inability to provide effective containerized fulfillment and distribution in the short haul (or feeder) route segments of air cargo.
BA has also said that its plans to transfer some short haul routes had not been secret when the carrier bought CityFlyer Express.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- California business and residential phone customers, for the first time ever, will be able to select a competitive long distance company such as MCI to carry their short haul toll or intraLATA long distance phone calls in the state.
China Southern's new Guangzhou-based commuter aircraft will serve two types of routes -- short-haul routes regionally around the Guangzhou marketplace including Beihai, Meixian and Zhanjiang offering shuttle services to short haul routes with those medium and long-haul services outbound from Guangzhou.
June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, New Jersey businesses tomorrow will be able to choose which telephone company will handle their intraLATA or short haul toll calls.
The new routes have allowed the company to increase the rotation of planes on long haul and short haul routes, and to achieve improvements in capacity utilization, a competitive advantage versus U.
WASHINGTON, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- MCI today asked the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) to authorize and implement competition immediately in the short haul toll market in Virginia.