Atool is powerfull tool to compress file in Linux. It can be used to compress multiple file/folder into individual archive.
For example folder 001, folder 002, folder 003, …, ~
will be compressed become file 001.zip, 002.zip, 003.zip, …, ~
To install Atool in Ubuntu just simple in terminal:
sudo apt-get install atool
to compress multiple file/folder into individual archive, use command:
atool -a -F .zip -e *