Cargo

goods or produce transported
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Cargo or freight means goods which people transport, often using a vehicle made for that purpose rather than for passenger service. The vehicle is usually a truck or freighter or cargo aircraft or freight train.[1][2]

75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Delivers Firetruck to Kenya
Donkey carrying gas bottles in Morocco

Prefabricated cargo is a type of cargo for transportation in prefabricated batches, which are completed at the expense of piece units and container volumes.[3]

The noun is used as not countable; people will talk about some freight. Today, goods other than bulk cargo are usually packed in shipping containers, which are carried. A place which loads or unloads cargo is usually called a cargo terminal.

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  1. "Preparation of goods for transportation by various modes of transport".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. Features of the shipment of bulky cargo on deck
  3. Combined cargo: what is it and the stages of transportation

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