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containerization

[kən‚tā·nə·rə′zā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The practice of placing cargo in large containers such as truck trailers to facilitate loading on and off ships and railroad flat cars.
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Lightweight Composite Air Cargo Containers," SAE Int.
The units use non-intrusive means to screen trucks, cargo containers, rail cars and other conveyances for radiation.
The CommerceGuard container security device is positioned inside an intermodal cargo container and registers any opening of the container door.
The armored car's cargo container is equipped with 10 parachutes - each 100 feet in diameter - that allow the container to hit the ground with the same force as if it had been dropped from 12 feet off the ground, Jones said.
The cargo container they were found inside of was one of perhaps as many as 100 at the harbor Monday night, and authorities were searching the others to see if they might contain people.
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Security and Detection Systems subsidiary has been selected by the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) to provide 30 state-of-the-art prototype cargo container security devices for field testing.
The Virginia Port today announced that they have joined with GE's Security business (NYSE:GE) to install fixed readers at the The Port of Virginia's, Norfolk International Terminals and Portsmouth Marine Terminal to communicate with Container Security Devices (CSDs) mounted in ocean-going cargo containers as they pass through the terminal.
4 million 20-foot equivalent units, the standard cargo container measurement.
Savi Networks LLC operates a global information network that uses Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) equipment and software to provide shippers with information about the identity, location and status of their ocean cargo containers and contents.
Recent estimates by law enforcement agencies indicate the theft of cargo container goods in the United States to be approximately $10 billion.
After studying the cargo container security field for over three years, Mitsubishi Corporation concluded that CommerceGuard is the only solution that meets the needs of today's worldwide shipping environment," said Takashi Miyazaki, Unit Manager of Machinery New Business Initiative Unit, Mitsubishi Corporation.
the leading provider of safety and securement products to the global transportation marketplace, today announced the launch of a revolutionary temperature-controlled cargo container, the AcuTemp RKN.