Transloading is the process of moving a shipment from one mode of transport to another. See below for why your shipment might be transloaded.
Transloading is the process of moving a shipment from one mode of transport to another (e.g., from ocean container to truck).
Most often, this means picking up the container from port, bringing it to a warehouse, unloading it, and re-loading the cargo into a truck (for final delivery).
There are a couple of reasons why your cargo might be transloaded:
Example of a transloaded shipment with multiple delivery destinations.
Your shipment will also need to be transloaded if you are shipping FCL to a residence.
If your shipment is transloaded, the fee will appear on your invoice as "Transload," under Destination Charges.