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- The Impact of Containerization: From Adam Smith to the 21st Century. Donovan, Arthur // Review of Business;Fall2004, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p10
In the past 50 years, trailer-truck-sized cargo containers have transformed surface freight transportation worldwide. Containers have greatly reduced the cost and time required to pack and move cargoes, have made intermodalism possible, and have supported the growth of new patterns of global...
- Survey of shippers' information needs defines technology challenge for carriers. Dysart, Joe // Traffic World;7/18/94, Vol. 239 Issue 3, p22
Discusses how to improve information capability among shippers. Technology challenge for carriers; Determination of profitability of shipping arrangements; Shippers' access to logistics data; Analysis of results of survey commissioned by DHL.
- The Study of Dangers Related to the Ship's Stability during Container Loading and Discharging in Ports and its Solutions. Roshani, Behzad // International Journal of Management, Accounting & Economics;Dec2014, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p402
One of the greatest technological changes and developments in international transportation is the foundation and prevalence of containers in this area. Nowadays, operators of transportation and trade use containers because of their high strength, the ability to store them on top of each other on...
- 'The Impact of Changing Container Technology'. // Management Services;Feb1985, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p29
This article presents information on the specialist group conference held on November 7, 1984 at Victoria Embankment, London, England. The conference, entitled "The impact of changing container technology" was sponsored by Messrs Gray MacKenzie and Co Ltd. Lord Lloyd, secretary of the...
- A sleeping dragon. Linn, Gene // JoC Week;9/17/2001, Vol. 2 Issue 37, p28
Identifies the contribution of Yangtze River in the development of container shipping in China as of September 2001. Percentage use of the river's navigation capacity; Reasons behind lack of development in container shipping; Problems of shippers and carriers involved in container traffic;...
- There's life to the breakbulk fleet. Plume, Janet // JoC Week;9/2/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 35, p54
Discusses developments in breakbulk shipping. Fixed-day weekly services offered by most container lines; Creation of multipurpose ships; Average age of the multipurpose breakbulk vessels; Approaches to ship acquisition.
- OCEAN. // World Trade: WT100;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p12
This section offers shipping news briefs including the continuing shortage of ocean shipping containers affecting various companies such as Maersk Lines and retailers Lowe's and Urban Outfitters, and the plan of computer manufacturer Dell to shift from air to ocean cargo to restore profit margins.
- HEAVY LOSSES, LIGHT WORRIES. Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/19/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 46, p13
The article announces that the container lines are in much better condition than they were in 2009 in spite of the heavy losses that they are seeing in 2011 since the oversupply of vessel capacity is less than perceived.
- Time lag. Dupin, Chris // JoC Week;6/3/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 22, p18
Focuses on the container ship charter rates. Rate of container ship charter; Performance of Howe Robinson Charter Hire Index; Trend developed by New York's American Marine Advisors.