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Drop and Pick

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A drop and pick is a trucking delivery option.

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What is a drop and pick? 

A drop and pick (also known as a drop and hook) is a trucking delivery option for high-volume FCL. 

A drop is when a truck driver drops off the container at the warehouse and then leaves (instead of waiting while it’s unloaded, as in a live unload). After the container has been unloaded, the driver returns to pick up the empty container (usually within 48 hours). 

A drop and pick is when the truck driver drops off the container at the warehouse and then picks up a different, empty container before leaving. A drop and pick is less expensive than a drop or a live unload; however, it’s only possible if you have containers arriving every few days. 

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