Local Terminal

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A transportation facility located within a particular region or city that serves as a hub for local transportation.

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What is a Local Terminal?

A local terminal is a transportation hub where shipments are consolidated, sorted, and distributed for local delivery or onward transportation. Local terminals are typically located in urban areas and are used by trucking companies, railroads, and shipping lines to facilitate the movement of goods and cargo. 

In the shipping industry, local terminals play a crucial role in the supply chain by providing a central hub for the efficient and timely distribution of goods. They enable shippers to consolidate their shipments, reduce transportation costs, and improve delivery times. 

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