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Dedicated contract carriage (DCC) is a third-party service that dedicates equipment (vehicles) and drivers to a single customer for its exclusive use on a contractual basis. Using a DCC allows shippers to reduce costs, increase truck capacity and transfer liability. It provides all the benefits of owning a fleet while avoiding the worries. Some DCC providers also take on white-glove responsibilities, such as direct store delivery, front-door delivery, customer interaction, cross-docking and more.