A definition of terminal to terminal shipping


Terminal-to-terminal shipping, as opposed to door-to-door shipping, entails dropping off your cargo at a carrier’s terminal to be transported to the delivery terminal, where the consignee will pick up the freight themselves for the final-mile delivery.

Terminal-to-terminal shipping is a somewhat more reliable option if you want to make sure that your pickup isn’t missed. It’s also the cheaper option in case you’re looking to ship to a residential address since you would be avoiding residential delivery fees.

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