hub-and-spoke system

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Noun1.hub-and-spoke system - a system of air transportation in which local airports offer air transportation to a central airport where long-distance flights are available
air transportation system - a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
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The specific research in 2013 is focused on an optimal hub-and-spoke system of Indonesian ports and the compilation of a Logistics Yearbook Indonesia 2013.
The solution was the development and implementation of a hub-and-spoke system to provide more timely receipt of parts and materials by units and reduce losses caused by misshipments.
One US bank has even moved to a hub-and-spoke system, with more than 10,000 user interfaces, internal and external, as its overall architectural choice.