transship (transshipment)

(shipping/logistics) The shipment of freight to an intermediate destination, and from there to another destination. See also transloading.
(economics/commerce) The transfer of merchandise from the country-of-origin to an intermediary country prior to shipment to the destination country for purposes of 1) achieving a lower transport cost, 2) legally or illegally achieving new country of origin status for the merchandise or 3) circumventing the foreign trade policies of the country of origin or the country of destination.

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