Did you know most of the things you use every day, like your TV, computer, refrigerator, clothes, food, furniture etc. spent some time being transported in a shipping container?
So why are containers used? There are many reasons for this, such as:
Loading and unloading shipping containers is much faster than using old methods of handling cargo. The advantages are:
Did you know that every day there about 18 million containers being moved around the world? About a quarter of them move in and out of China. About 90% of the world's non-bulk cargo spends some time in a container.