Intermodal Containers

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  • Arrguably one of the best inventions of recent history
  • Allows for rapid changing of cargo from one mode of transport to another (Ship to Car to Train etc)
  • Also reduced theft by dockworkers or others due to it being a closed container of large size rather than the small boxes used before
  • Also was standardized to allow for international shipping


ISO Standards

  • ISO 668
  • Essentially your standard "shipping containers
  • Also come in refrigerated, and longer versions

Air Cargo

See Also

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