The shipping container has fueled the international economy for the last half century as boats got bigger and technology advanced

The History of Shipping Containers

The shipping container changed the way international trade is conducted. For centuries, humans have voyaged across the sea, bringing various cargo along with them. Towards the beginning of the 19th century, trade via sea needed a more efficient loading and storage process. It took dock crews a week to unload a large ship’s cargo by…

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