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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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None the less, in Ports & Terminals Guide 2007-2008--Volume 1 (Gibson, 2006) the author describes how the port industry had to carry the burden of investments made because of the containerization without having a commensurate part of the benefices.
Longshoremen's unions strongly opposed containerization until their members were given generous job-buyout packages.
The MCOOC is manned and operated by members of the NCBC Supply Department's Containerization Division.
Containerization was able to transform global transportation, commerce and manufacturing because it brought about a steep drop in the cost of transportation.
More crews are hired from Third World nations, and paid less, containerization means turnaround time in port is shorter and crews are at sea without a break longer.
Among the company's products are liquid colorant systems for extrusion, injection molding and blow molding; specialized color systems for PET and other resins; liquid color additive packages; complete liquid color systems, including custom-matched liquid colors, containerization and advanced metering equipment for accurate and controlled color dispensing; and FDA, EEC and HPB compliant colorants.
Charter vessels only deal with breakbulk coffee; they have no access to containerization, which is becoming more and more popular with the larger roasters in the U.
He claims that shipping technology has stagnated while production technology has surged ahead, ignoring containerization and other advances.
Good brings additional value to the BlackBerry platform by offering strong application containerization on iOS and Android, and will provide solutions to containerize custom and third-party applications.
Overall, these rail cars represent a significant advancement in the deployment of SandBox Logistics' innovative containerization solution for mine-to-wellhead proppant delivery in the oil and gas industry.
com) is a pioneer and technology leader in rapid, secure and friction-free provisioning of native applications from the cloud (public, private or on-premises) through virtualization and containerization and without streaming any pixels to the client device.