Eric Carlson, Senior Packaging Consultant at Chainalytics July 29, 2016
The ubiquitous intermodal containers that we use to move goods around the world didn’t pop up overnight. They went through years of design and size changes before being standardized by ISO standards in 1970 and regulated by the International Conventions for Safe Containers by the Maritime Consultative Organization in 1972.
Now think about the huge role the humble container has played in global commerce and logistics and imagine how much more complex things would be if containers came in a myriad of shapes and sizes. [Full Story]