The number one thing you can do is figure out how to ship to people globally.
—Joanne Bethlamy, former director, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group i
The container is at the core of a highly automated system for moving goods from anywhere, to anywhere, with a minimum of cost and complication on the way. The container made shipping cheap, and by doing so changed the shape of the world economy.
—Marc Levinson, author, The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger ii
People have been trading with each other, between ...