containerize UK US (UK also containerise) /kənˈteɪnəraɪz/ verb [T]
TRANSPORT to put goods into a container or containers for transport, or to make a port, ship, etc. suitable for this method of transport: »

The face of shipping has changed, with more goods traditionally handled in bulk now being containerized.

containerized (UK also containerised) adjective

containerized cargo/goods/shipments

containerization (UK also containerisation) noun [U]

In April 1956 , the first of these converted ships sailed from New York to Houston, and containerization became a sunrise industry.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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