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Devanning is a logistics term that means "unloading cargo from a container."


What is devanning?

Devanning is the act of unloading cargo from a container. 

An FCL shipment will be devanned at a warehouse destination. An LCL (Less than Container Load)  will be devanned (or deconsolidated) at a CFS (Container Freight Station) destination. 

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