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con·tain·er·ize

 (kən-tā′nə-rīz′)
v. con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing, con·tain·er·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To package (cargo) in large standardized containers for efficient shipping and handling.
2. To adapt (an industry or shipping operation) to the use of such containers.
v.intr.
To convert to the use of containerized cargo.

con·tain′er·i·za′tion (-tā′nər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

con•tain•er•i•za•tion

(kənˌteɪ nər əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
shipping freight in large standardized, sealed containers whose contents do not have to be unloaded at each point of transfer.
[1955–60]

containerization

The use of containers to unitize cargo for transportation, supply, and storage. Containerization incorporates supply, transportation, packaging, storage, and security together with visibility of container and its contents into a distribution system from source to user. See also container.
Translations

containerization

[kənˌteɪnəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Ntransporte m en contenedores

containerization

n (of goods)Verpackung fin Container; (of ports)Umstellung fauf Container

containerization

[kənˌteɪnəraɪˈzeɪʃn] ncontainerizzazione f
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