Commodity Brief – Containers

Richard Watts discussing Containers

Manufactured and fragile goods were once the headache of the shipping world. Time consuming, easily damaged and involving a lot of labour.

Along came containers and revolutionised the industry. Multi-modal and affording immense economies of scale, containers are everywhere and likely to be used more in the future.

This video looks at the various types of containers, their production and the main Container Lines.

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