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What does port to port (PTP) mean in freight forwarding?

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P / Port to port (PTP)

The transportation of a shipping container or LCL shipment from the port of loading to the port of discharge. Port-to-port shipping does not include the transportation from the consignor’s premises to the port of loading, or from the port of discharge to the consignee’s premises.

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