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Feeder services (Bbfn)

Definition
Transportation operations in which cargoes are shipped by water in smaller vessels to/from a load-center port for loading to or unloading from larger ocean-going vessels. Also, local transit services that pick up and deliver passengers to a rail transit station or express bus stop, transfer point, or terminal. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Service by length of haul (Bbf)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Haul distance (Bbfg)
Line haul (Bbfj)
Short haul (Bbfk)
Pickup and delivery service (Bbfm)
Drayage (Bbfr)
Urban goods movement (Bbfu)