verb (used with object), pal·let·ized, pal·let·iz·ing.
  1. to place (materials) upon pallets for handling or moving.
  2. to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the aid of pallets.
  3. to equip with pallets or with the ability to handle pallets: to palletize a truck.
verb (used without object), pal·let·ized, pal·let·iz·ing.
  1. to handle cargo or other materials by means of pallets.
Also especially British, pal·let·ise.

Origin of palletize

First recorded in 1950–55; pallet2 + -ize
Related formspal·let·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for palletization



  1. (tr) to stack or transport on a pallet or pallets
Derived Formspalletization or palletisation, noun
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