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This week on The Shipping Pod Tim covers the rise of the shipping container. Learn how the box that changed the world and ushered in an era of globalization came to be. From Benjamin Franklin Fitch's early drafts to Malcom McLean's final designs. On board the maiden voyage of the 58 container Ideal X to today's 20,170 TEU MOL Triumph. All great things have an origin story, this is the shipping container's.

 

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" LeSaint Logistics We can design and deliver the right mix of bundled and unbundled services to create a complete, integrated and effective supply chain system for you. Put LeSaint know how to work for your business - and see the difference our knowledge can make. "

 

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