With approximately 90% of the world's freight transported by sea, there are many types of shipping containers in circulation, each used for different purposes. A container is a sealed, rigid and reusable metal or aluminum crate used to contain goods that must be transported by ship, truck or train. The purpose of the container is to facilitate the transport of goods.
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CONTAINERS
THE MAJOR PLAYERS IN MARITIME FREIGHT
Shipping carriers are key players in international logistics. Their role is to move goods from one place to another around the world by sea. Let's take a look at the top five shipping carriers in the world.