A trailer yard or lot designated by the service contractor where all incoming and outgoing carriers report before and after pickups and deliveries at show site. The area functions as a trailer staging area throughout the duration of a trade show.
Control point at which all freight is checked in. Freight is then dispatched to the appropriate loading dock as space becomes available. This process insures delivery of freight to the exhibit hall in a safe and expedient fashion.
a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded