The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.

Encyclopedia Of Marine Science

Author: C. Reid Nichols
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118813
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See also container ship. Further Reading Levinson, Marc. The Box: How the
Shipping Container made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006. The United States Mission to
the European Union. Container and Cargo Security. Available online. URL: http://
www.useu.usmission.gov/Dossiers/Cargo_Security. Accessed March 21, 2007.
container ship Ocean-going merchant vessels designed to carry and stack
thousands of ...

50 Years Of Transportation In Singapore

Author: Tien Fang Fwa
Publisher: World Scientific
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It is well-acknowledged that containerization in the 20th century was one of the
major driving factors for the spectacular growth of global maritime trade. “[...]
Containerization made shipping cheap and, by doing so, changed the shape of
the world economy. [...]” (From: Levinson, M. 2010. “The box: how the shipping
container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger”. Princeton
University Press). Section 1.2 will give a closer look at containerization and how it
determined ...

Managing Supply Chain And Logistics

Author: Ling Li
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
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As Walmart, the world's largest retailer, shifts its sourcing and purchasing focus to
China, the demand for container shipping skyrockets. The Asian countries have
responded quickly. The massive construction of container ports in China,
Thailand, and Malaysia during the 1990s is an investment in a global supply
chain. 3 Levinson, M. (2006) The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the
World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Princeton University Press, USA).
In 2012, the ...

Handbook Of Manufacturing Industries In The World Economy

Author: John R. Bryson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781003939
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... Cargo: Engine for Economic Development. Report commissioned by the
International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and presented at the TIACA Air
Cargo Forum, Bilbao, Spain, September 15. Lasserre, F. (2004), “Logistics and
the Internet: transportation and location issues are crucial in the logistics chain,”
Journal of Transport Geography, 12(1), 73–84. Levinson, Marc (2006), The Box:
How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy
Bigger. Princeton ...

Exporting

Author: Laurel J. Delaney
Publisher: Apress
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—Joanne Bethlamy, director, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group1 The
container is at the core of a highly automated system for moving goods from
anywhere, to anywhere, with a minimum of cost and complication on the way.
The container made shipping cheap, and by doing so changed the shape of the
world economy. —Marc Levinson, author, The Box: How the Shipping Container
Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger2 People have been
trading with each ...

The Obligations Of The Carrier Regarding The Cargo

Author: Ilian Djadjev
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Third, the cheap freight induced by containerization, and the fact that the physical
proximity to suppliers and customer was no longer an advantage, made many
domestic companies reach the world markets and become international
companies.30 Thus, the ... It will not be far-fetched to conclude that world trade
and container transport coexist in a symbiosis. Fourth ... 30Levinson, M. (2006)
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World
Economy Bigger.

From Rail To Road And Back Again

Author: Ralf Roth
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409471152
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2 Cf. Frank Broeze, The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the
1950s to the Present (St Johns 2002); marc levinson, The Box: How the Shipping
Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Princeton, nJ
, 2006), and Brian cudahy, Box Boats (new York 2006). 3 On the emerging
standard see Levinson, The Box, 129–49; Bernard Warner and Stewart Joy, 'the
Economics of rail container operation in Britain', Rail International, 4 april 1971,
345–56, ...

Transactions And Strategies Economics For Management With Infoapps

Author: Robert J. Michaels
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111779856
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“Thieves LurkiThe Sizable Problem of Stolen Electricity,” Electrical World Te'rD,
September/October 2000, http://www.platts.com/engineering/issues/
ElectricalWorld/0009/0009ew-theft.shtml. South Africa's powertheft monitoring
organization is found at http://www.sarpa.co.za/. 13Marc Levinson, The Box: How
the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006). 14The Panama Canal is an
example of a ...

Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404788
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51. Siobhan Gorman, Yochi J. Dreazen, and August Cole, “Insurgents Hack U.S.
Drones,” Wall StreetJournal (17 December 2009). 52. Container port statistics (
2008) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; see www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/
wcsc/by_porttons09.htm. 53. An important economic history is Marc Levinson's
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World
Economy Bigger (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006). 54. Eric Lipton, “
Homeland ...