The system and process of placing cargo material in a standard- size container, in which the contents are not rehandled as the container is moved between ship, rail, truck or other transportation modes.
The technique of using a container to store, protect and handle cargo while it is in transit. This shipping method has both greatly expedited the speed at which cargo is moved from origin to destination and lowered shipping costs.
The technique of using a boxlike device in which a number of packages are stored, protected, and handled as a single unit in transit. Countervailing Duties: An additional import duty imposed to offset Government subsidies in the exporting country, when the subsidized imports cause material injury to domestic industry in the importing country.
From the JIT movement in manufacturing, containerization refers to using standardized containers for the storage and transport of materials within a manufacturing facility as well as between vendors and manufacturers. Materials are ordered in multiples of the container quantity often using Kanban. The benefits of containerization include reduced product damage, reduced waste (by using reusable containers), less handling, and greater levels of inventory accuracy by simplifying counting processes.
Using box-like device to store, protect, and handle a number of packages as a unit of transit. Shipping system based on large cargo-carrying containers that can be interchanged between trucks, trains, and ships without re-handling contents.
Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport cargo transport using standard ISO containers (also known as isotainers) that can be loaded and sealed intact onto container ships, railroad cars, planes, and trucks.