point of origin

  

Definition

Location or station where a carrier receives a shipment from a shipper for transportation to the destination.

Use point of origin in a sentence

  • I wanted to figure out the point of origin of the item because I had no idea where it came from, or how it got here.

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  • The shipping price and speed of an online purchase will depend on the product's point of origin and will vary from state to state.

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  • When you are waiting for a very important package you may want to follow it online from its point of origin.

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