Shipping: Minimising Void and Getting Boxes Full

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Which Type of Shipping Container is Right For You?

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In the early part of the 20th Century, people would transport things in shipping containers that were many different shapes and sizes. However, doing so presented many problems, as it was difficult to stack the containers on a ship and there was no guarantee that the containers would fit onto a train or truck when it arrived at its destination port.  To solve this problem, in 1961 the International Standards Organisation standardised the size of intermodal shipping containers, specifying lengths of 20-feet and 40-feet. Read More»