- (travel, aviation, fare construction) travel to a destination via a further point, (or a higher fare point), than the destination. (higher intermediate point)
- (military) The shipment of material to or through an area from which the material had previously been shipped.
- (transport) A return trip after delivery of cargo.
"Low rates for backhaul account for the huge volume of waste paper shipped to Asia from the US."
- To transmit (data or footage) from a remote site to a central site from where it is re-transmitted.