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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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Our CakeBoxx doorless cargo container will not only dramatically improve port security, but it will also greatly reduce the opportunity for theft, vandalism and smuggling, ultimately helping global companies improve efficiency and tackle some of the most serious issues facing cargo shipping worldwide.
GE Security is committed to making the world a safer place and we are pleased, along with our three multinational partners, to demonstrate this commitment by fielding this new generation of CommerceGuard products that can immediately and materially improve the security of cargo containers and the world's ports.
Transact also designs and builds Loaders which enable the loading of air cargo containers on and off narrow and wide body aircraft.
The company is in the process of introducing its patented ProfitMAX(TM) cargo container and trailer tracking and monitoring system to the logistics management and transportation industry.
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.