Routing or route order refers to the specific instructions for the shipment(s) of goods from a supplier to a foreign importer. These instructions detail the carrier and the route that should be taken to transport the goods.
Routing order is an essential part of routing in logistics, as it ensures clarity and consistency in the transportation process. The routing strategy may depend on the freight payer, shipment size, and destination. Effective routing orders can minimise transportation costs and ensure the timely delivery of goods.