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Containerization (Bbbac)

Definition
The technique of using a container to store, protect and handle cargo while it is in transit. (Source: American Association of Port Authorities website: www.aapa-ports.org/Industry/content.cfm)
Use For
Combined transport
Container services
Containerisation
Broader Term
Intermodal services (Bbba)
Narrower Terms
Container on flat car (Bbbacc)
Doublestack service (Bbbacd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Piggyback transportation (Bbbad)
Air truck transportation (Bbbaf)
Rail marine interface (Bbbam)