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A container wash and repair depot, built by third-party logistics A third-party logistics provider (abbreviated 3PL) is a firm that provides outsourced or "third party" logistics services to companies for part, or sometimes all of their supply chain management function.  provider Momentum Logistics at the Sharjah Inland Container Depot (SICD), is now fully operational following the completion of construction. The new depot joins two other similar facilities that Momentum has built, one at Khorfakkan Container Terminal A container terminal is a facility where cargo containers are transhipped between different transport vehicles, for onward transportation. The transhipment may be between ships and land vehicles, for example trains or trucks, in which case the terminal is described as a  and the other at Port Khalid. Momentum is a subsidiary of international port management company Gulftainer. The container repair unit offers a full range of services including container inspections, CSC (Card Security Code) A three- or four-digit number printed on the back of credit cards for security purposes. Called "Card Verification Value" (CVV) by Visa, "Card Validation Code" (CVC) by MasterCard and "Card Identification (CID) by American Express and Discover,  plate renewals, structural repairs to all types of containers and a full set of services for reefer containers. Speaking of the development, Momentum Logistics general manager Matthew Derrick said the new facility would enable the company to continue to offer the highest quality of service to its customers as it endeavoured to take the standard of service and communication to the highest possible levels. Momentum's container repair division operates a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week repair service for steel, aluminium, open-top containers, flat racks and reefers transiting Sharjah and Khorfakkan terminals, and now SICD, combining competitive rates with rapid turnaround time. Other services include refurbishment re·fur·bish  
tr.v. re·fur·bished, re·fur·bish·ing, re·fur·bish·es
To make clean, bright, or fresh again; renovate.



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, steam cleaning, washing and pre-trip inspections of reefers. The division also maintains and re-supplies ships" reefer kits.

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