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.