containerization

[ kuh n-tey-ner-uh-zey-shuh n ]
/ kənˌteɪ nər əˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun Transportation.

a method of shipping freight in relatively uniform, sealed, movable containers whose contents do not have to be unloaded at each point of transfer.Compare break-bulk(def 1).

Origin of containerization

First recorded in 1955–60; containerize + -ation
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