unitized load


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unitized load

A single item or a number of items packaged, packed, or arranged in a specified manner and capable of being handled as a unit. Unitization may be accomplished by placing the item or items in a container or by banding them securely together. See also palletized unit load.
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The company offers accelerated aging, distribution simulation, package strength, integrity, physical shock, thermal shock, vibration, compression, unitized load testing, leakage and other validation services at both locations.
They offer better product protection during shipping because they are rigid and provide a better unitized load than corrugated containers.
When a unitized load includes articles whose classes are determined by their density, shippers would also be required to specify the total cube of each such article.
After wrapping, the unitized load is picked up by a lift truck and staged at the dock until all products from the other areas of the DC have been gathered for that store.
Many have to consider all the different substrates their unitized loads might be shipping on, and they rely on us to build a load that can be gripped with a clamp truck instead of a forklift.
The machine uses a lifting beam--combined with a bottom handling extractor and cantilever finger storage--to handle totes, cartons and other unitized loads.
The rule allows palletized or unitized loads to be marked as a single unit.
Orbis designs and manufactures bases for point-of-purchase, unitized loads, end-cap and gondola-based displays.
This means you can stack unitized loads on top of each other without damage from compression.
If you have unitized loads, handling them is easy," according to Jim Galante, director of business development for Southworth Products (800-743-1000, www.
Many processors still get ingredients and packaging materials in individual corrugated boxes when they could just as easily build bulk unitized loads.
When the container hits the port, the cartons go onto a conveyor belt and then to a palletizer where they're built into unitized loads that can be putaway on pallets in a DC.