"It is likely that, at least as long as the trend toward containerization
continues in the licit portion of maritime trade, containers will increasingly be used for many sorts of trafficked commodities -- and mainstream companies will increasingly become unwitting accomplices of the traffickers."
Since the shape and dimensions of containers have been standardized since 1961, containerization
has been easily accepted for importation and exportation, so it is widely used for non-bulk cargo worldwide.
Globalization and containerization
has already had an important effect on Albanian Ports, thus increasing the quantity of goods transported in boxes.
The confidence of many industries has been on the rise by virtue of containerization
. It has not only built confidence of those buyer and sellers globally but also brought numerous benefits to the Logistics and Insurance Industries.
Nikkhoo joined Sea-Land in 1977--a shipping and containerization
company--beginning the carrier's Iran service after graduating from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.
brought with it a revolution in the maritime transport industry.
Learn or re-learn, depending on your age, by reviewing how NDTA helped with containerization
's first big challenge--standardization.
McLean, who launched modern containerization
in April 1956 by having fifty-eight truck trailers loaded onboard a refitted oil tanker that sailed from Newark, New Jersey, to Houston.
To Heney and Seaway officials, containerization
represents an important growth market and could generate significant two-way traffic for ports along the 3,700-kilometre marine system.
Since the early 1970s, the Department of Defense has been moving to 100-percent containerization
Many products are still shipped by sea, but containerization
has brought vast improvements to distribution.
In August, AMC and DLA introduced an electronic interface between DLA Distribution Standard System (DSS) and the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES) that improves the information flow between DLA's consolidation and containerization
points (CCPs) and Air Force aerial ports of embarkation (APOEs).