A pre-pull is when an ocean container is picked up from the port and stored at the trucker's yard, instead of being immediately delivered. A pre-pull may be used to help avoid demurrage fees.
What is a pre-pull?
A pre-pull is when the trucker pulls an FCL container from the port and stores it at the trucker’s yard instead of immediately delivering it.
Why is a pre-pull necessary?
If applicable, a pre-pull will be listed on your invoice as an Origin or Destination Charge.