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Refers to the point of origin for a shipment or transportation route.

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What does Initial Point refer to?

The initial point in shipping refers to the starting point or location of a shipment, typically the location where the cargo or goods are first loaded onto a mode of transportation. The initial point can be a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other point of origin, and it is an important reference point for tracking and managing the shipment throughout its journey. 

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