unitized cargo

unitized cargo

[′yü·nə‚tīzd ′kär·gō]
(industrial engineering)
Grouped cargo carried aboard a ship in pallets, containers, wheeled vehicles, and barges or lighters.
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The port of Calais is the main point of maritime trade between England and the continent for unitized cargo (trailers).
Port director Matthew Hunt said the achievements were down to a clear growth plan that focuses on five key areas of business: bulk cargo, project and unitized cargo, ship repair and marine engineering, North Sea oil and gas industry support, and offshore renewable and subsea engineering.
Logistics visionaries have long touted rail as a way of transporting fast-moving consumer goods as well as traditional bulk cargoes, but progress on unitized cargo has been limited to date.
We created the AIP to keep the 463L assets in the DTS and still meet the COCOM [combatant command] requirements for unitized cargo loads.