The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
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The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.

Encyclopedia Of Marine Science

Author: C. Reid Nichols
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118813
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See also container ship. Further Reading Levinson, Marc. The Box: How the
Shipping Container made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006. The United States Mission to
the European Union. Container and Cargo Security. Available online. URL: http://
www.useu.usmission.gov/Dossiers/Cargo_Security. Accessed March 21, 2007.
container ship Ocean-going merchant vessels designed to carry and stack
thousands of ...

50 Years Of Transportation In Singapore

Author: Tien Fang Fwa
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814651613
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It is well-acknowledged that containerization in the 20th century was one of the
major driving factors for the spectacular growth of global maritime trade. “[...]
Containerization made shipping cheap and, by doing so, changed the shape of
the world economy. [...]” (From: Levinson, M. 2010. “The box: how the shipping
container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger”. Princeton
University Press). Section 1.2 will give a closer look at containerization and how it
determined ...

Managing Supply Chain And Logistics

Author: Ling Li
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9814602442
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As Walmart, the world's largest retailer, shifts its sourcing and purchasing focus to
China, the demand for container shipping skyrockets. The Asian countries have
responded quickly. The massive construction of container ports in China,
Thailand, and Malaysia during the 1990s is an investment in a global supply
chain. 3 Levinson, M. (2006) The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the
World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Princeton University Press, USA).
In 2012, the ...

Handbook Of Manufacturing Industries In The World Economy

Author: John R. Bryson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781003939
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... Cargo: Engine for Economic Development. Report commissioned by the
International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and presented at the TIACA Air
Cargo Forum, Bilbao, Spain, September 15. Lasserre, F. (2004), “Logistics and
the Internet: transportation and location issues are crucial in the logistics chain,”
Journal of Transport Geography, 12(1), 73–84. Levinson, Marc (2006), The Box:
How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy
Bigger. Princeton ...

Exporting

Author: Laurel J. Delaney
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 143025792X
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—Joanne Bethlamy, director, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group1 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 Bigger2 People have been
trading with each ...

The Way Of The Ship

Author: Alex Roland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470136006
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Malcom McLean and the Container Revolution 1. Thomas P. Hughes, Rescuing
Prometheus (New York: Pantheon, 1998). 2. The following account relies heavily
on four recent studies of containeriza- tion: Marc Levinson, The Box: How the
Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006), esp. ch. 4; Brian J. Cudahy, Box
Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World (New York: Fordham University
Press, ...

The Obligations Of The Carrier Regarding The Cargo

Author: Ilian Djadjev
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319624407
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Third, the cheap freight induced by containerization, and the fact that the physical
proximity to suppliers and customer was no longer an advantage, made many
domestic companies reach the world markets and become international
companies.30 Thus, the ... It will not be far-fetched to conclude that world trade
and container transport coexist in a symbiosis. Fourth ... 30Levinson, M. (2006)
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World
Economy Bigger.

Shipping Container

Author: Craig Martin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501303163
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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Intermodal
Freight Transport: Institutional Aspects (Paris: OECD Publications Service, 2001),
7. 4 Marc Levinson, The Box: How the Shipping Container made the World
Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University
Press, 2006), 171–88. 5 Mark E. Smith, Paul Hanley, Mark Riley and Craig
Scanlon, 'The Container Drivers', Grotesque (After the Gramme) (Rough Trade
Records, 1980).

Global Strategy

Author: Vinod K. Jain
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317549309
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... of industrial mutation—if I may use that biological term— that incessantly
revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old
one, incessantly creating a new one. This process of Creative Destruction is the
essential fact about capitalism.2 According to Marc Levinson, the author of The
Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World
Economy Bigger, “the standard container has all the romance of a tin can.”
However, the container ...