This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.”

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

One visionary, Malcom McLean , features prominently in the industry’s development. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. Magazine article) as a goliath looking to take on the entrenched "David" shipping industry. One visionary, Malcom McLean , is featured prominently in the industry’s development. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”.