Back Haul

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Back Haul

The return trip of a ship over its outbound route. It may or may not carry cargo on the back haul.
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When they arrive at their destination & the deliveries are finished they have back hauls from original customers or they get loads from other brokers.
With access to Odyssey's commercial carrier base, Univar benefits from the existing relationships and the efficiencies that come from participation in a larger network, such as back hauls and continuous moves.