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The aim of the article is to present a concept related to the improvement of the logistics process at the company, by the modernization of the main railway siding of the terminal. The paper present the reasons for the decision that was once made in order to obtain the expected advantages after the modernization. The comparison of the incurred expenses and the profits that might be gained in the future allows us to state that the decision about the modernization was the right one. The decision about the modernization also referred to a trend towards an increase in cargo handling operations, which could be observed at the company at that time. The decision about modernization was made when the terminal operated using its full capacities of the railway siding. Therefore, the modernization was necessary in order to meet expectations expressed by the current and potential customers who might appear in the future.