Inside Supply Management Magazine

March/April 2023

Point to Point

March 08, 2023

Definition: A warehouse specializing in the consolidation and deconsolidation of cargo, a container freight station (CFS) plays a critical role in shipping, simplifying and speeding up importing and exporting processes. Typically operated by a shipping line or terminal and located close to a port, a CFS — also called a cargo distribution park — separates and sends smaller shipments to their respective locations or consolidates all cargo going to a specific destination and places  it in a single container.


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