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CFS (Container Freight Station)


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What is a Container Freight Station (CFS)?

What does a Container Freight Station (CFS) specialize in?

A Container Freight Station (CFS) specializes in cargo consolidation and deconsolidation.

What is the process of cargo handling at a CFS?

The CFS receives an LCL (less than container load) shipment at the origin and consolidates it with other cargo into a container.

How is the container transported after consolidation?

The container is transported by truck to the CY (container yard) and placed onto the ship from there.

What Happens at the Destination Port?

What happens to the container at the destination port?

After reaching the destination port, the container is transported to another CFS for deconsolidation.

What is the purpose of deconsolidation?

Deconsolidation is done to separate the cargo within the container.

Final Delivery and Fees

How are LCL goods delivered after deconsolidation?

 The CFS picks up LCL goods for final delivery.

Is there any fee associated with using a Container Freight Station?

Yes, a container freight station fee is assessed by both the origin and destination CFS.

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