containerization

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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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June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Intermodal Container Manufacturing Company, LLC (AICM) announced it has entered into a long-term manufacturing agreement with Navistar Inc.
The contract is to develop a branch building design and executive development of an intermodal container terminal in jasin, near poznan within the project.
0x20 When top loaded with an intermodal container, the unique design of the "A" frame arm system uses the geometric shape of a triangle to minimize longitudinal (front to back) shifting and the geometric shape of a square to minimize transverse (side-to-side) racking.
Schneider National's new intermodal container measures 53 feet in length and is 100 3/8 inches wide, making it comparable in size to a standard van trailer.
Interpool is a leader in the 'long-term lease' segment of the container leasing business and the second largest lessor of intermodal container chassis in the United States.
Manufacture, delivery, installation and commissioning: - One reach stackers of barge handling containers,: - One reach stackers for intermodal container handling,: as a complete unit for use in a tri-modal terminal (road / rail / inland).
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulations that will reduce the number of illegally overweight motor carriers transporting intermodal containers on trailers have been issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
The Greenbrier Companies are a family of privately held companies active in railcar marketing and leasing, leasing intermodal containers and trailers, and syndicating and managing equipment-leasing investment programs.
We believe this design will meet all standards established by the American Association of Railroads (AAR) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)," he said, adding: "Transamerica is enthusiastic about this project because we are offering an innovative intermodal container option to promote growth in the industry.
Contract Awarded for deploy its VeriWise Track and Trace system on a fleet of intermodal containers.
This places TAL among the world's largest independent lessors of intermodal containers and chassis as measured by fleet size.
HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) ("Textainer"), the world's largest lessor of intermodal containers based on fleet size, today announced that the Company's President and CEO, John A.