Overland Common Point (OCP)
- A shipping rate on cargo from the Far East via West Coast ports, used to make Midwest and East U.S. shipping competitive against all-water routes via Atlantic and Gulf ports
- The company started using Overland Common Point (OCP) to import goods at a lower cost.
- Shipping through West Coast ports and leveraging Overland Common Point (OCP) rates made importing machinery more affordable.
- The shipping agency advertised its Overland Common Point (OCP) rates to attract businesses wanting to transport goods from the Far East.