The location designated by carriers for receipt of cargo to be packed into containers/equipment by the carrier. At destination, CFS is the location designated by the carrier for unpacking of cargo from equipment/containers.
An area at a container terminal in which the goods are removed from the containers and made up into lots for subsequent shipment to their respective final destinations.
A depot at which (in export) a quantity less then container load (LCL) of cargo is received from sellers for loading into containers, or where (import) LCL cargo is discharged from containers and then delivered to merchants.
A consolidation depot where cargo is grouped and loaded into container.
a place where containers are stuffed and destuffed under the shipping company's control
a warehouse where numerous LCL shipments are brought to be consolidated into an ocean container for movement by vessel
A facility tailor-made for centrally handling exported LCL cargo from shippers for consolidating into containers, and imported LCL cargo unloaded from containers to be delivered to appointed consignees.
The location that a carrier designates as the place where cargo will be received and loaded into containers, or for devanning of containerized cargo.
The facility for stuffing and stripping a container of its cargo, especially for movement by railroad.
Associated with consolidation depots where parcels of cargo are grouped and loaded into containers.
A shipping dock where cargo is loaded ("stuffed") into or unloaded ("stripped") from containers. Generally, this involves less than container load shipments, although small shipments destined to same consignee are often consolidated. Container reloading from/to rail or motor carrier equipment is a typical activity.
Depots where parcels of cargo are grouped and loaded into containers for consolidation.