By on February 28, 2015

Transshipment of cargo is shipment to an intermediate destination in between before going to final destination.

Transshipment can be for change of means of transport example from ocean transport to inland road transport. It can be also be done in consolidation shipments where small shipments are combined into large shipments. Transshipment mostly take place in transport hubs. Transshipment is generally considered a term.

Transshipment can also be of containers were in containers TEU’s are transferred to another ship to reach different destinations.

Transshipments are a common term in Logistics nowadays.



About Bala Iyer

Bala Iyer is the principal founder and owner of APT Logistics, having extensive background expertise in this area who has serviced large scale operations to individual assignments. His company commenced operations in 1998. His dedicated team each bring their own expertise in the fields of airfreight,ocean freight,warehousing,customs liasoning to clearance and execution of turnkey projects. The company can boast of an extensive network of agents and industry specialists who are driven to provide comprehensive logistic solutions throughout the country and overseas as well.