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Terminal Operator

Terminal operator is the company that operates cargo handling activities on a wharf.

What is Terminal Operator?

Terminal operator is the company that operates cargo handling activities on a wharf. A terminal operator oversees unloading cargo from ship to dock, checking the quantity of cargoes versus the ship’s manifest (list of goods), transferring of the cargo into the shed, checking documents authorizing a trucker to pick up cargo, overseeing the loading/unloading of railroad cars, etc.

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