Return to Shipper

Tags: Glossary

The act of returning a shipment to the shipper due to an undeliverable or incorrect address.

Ready to get started?

Al Sharqi Shipping is a leader in the logistics industry with more than 30 years of experience in guiding and moving freight across the globe.

What does Return to Shipper status mean?

Return to Shipper status refers to a situation where a shipment is returned to the original shipper after an unsuccessful delivery attempt or when the recipient refuses to accept the shipment. Return to Shipper status can occur due to various reasons such as incorrect address, damaged shipment, or refused delivery. The carrier or logistics provider will typically attempt to deliver the shipment a few times before returning it to the shipper. Return to Shipper status can cause delays and additional costs for the shipper, who may need to reship the product or issue a refund to the customer. 

Related Glossary terms

Share the Article