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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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The shipping world was transformed through supertankers, containerisation and passengers who preferred to travel by air.
As a result of these merits, leading analysts are betting big on the containerisation approach for corporate data security.
The establishment of dedicated container-handling infrastructure and equipment, together with proper multimodal documentation and procedures, is vital before containerisation in Ethiopia can climb from the present levels of 11% for imports and nil for exports.
Indeed, this has been mainly due to containerisation, which resulted in a requirement for fewer but larger ships and the fact that many shipowners disappeared from the scene.
oWe believe the key top-down growth drivers for Aa DP World include the global GDP realignment, and the Aa increase in containerisation levels across emerging market countries,o said DP World analysts Anton Farlenkov and Artyom Golodnov in Aa a recent research note.
Joloda is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and installers of loading, handling and logistics systems for the transport, containerisation and industrial sectors.
Drescher joined the company as a management trainee in 1961, earning his Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1968 and working with the project group which planned and structured the containerisation of Columbus Line from Australia to North America.
Over the years, changes in shipping practices and increasing containerisation have gradually shifted the focus of Melbourne's port activities further downstream, freeing up the southern side of the river adjacent to the city centre.
The Port of Xiamen was ranked by Containerisation International Magazine's 2005 ranking as one of the top 30 ports in the world in terms of handling containers, with foreign trade amounting to $28 billion in 2005, of which $17 billion was in exports, up 24% compared with the year 2004, and imports of $11 billion, which increased 12% compared to 2004, according to the 2005 Annual Statistic Report of Xiamen's Economical and Social Development published by the Xiamen City Government.
Dominic Whitehand, Managing Director, WhiteGold Solutions said, WhiteGold was looking for a market-leading mobility vendor with a full suite of solutions far beyond that of simple MDM we wanted a vendor that offered a full Enterprise Mobility Management platform, with containerisation as a key technology therein.
Jack Frearson played a major role in setting up the complex in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when containerisation began to replace the old docks system.

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