Point of origin is a location where the commodity is packed or stored prior to shipment. This may be at the field for commodities such as lettuce and table grapes, or at the packing house for commodities such as citrus.
The location where a shipment first starts out.
the terminal which picks up freight from a shipper.
The location at which a shipment is received by a transportation line from the shipper.
The station at which a shipment is received from the shipper by a transportation line.
The point of shipment.
The place at which a shipment is received by a carrier from the shipper. Also known simply as "Origin."
The terminal at which freight is received from the shipper.