Shipping Container, Freight Container, Container, Box, TEU, FEU – many of the synonyms and acronyms by which the common shipping container is referred to as, depending on who is talking..
Universally hailed as one of the greatest inventions of the modern world, the ubiquitous shipping container has really and truly made the world a smaller place and in my view, can be termed the one true architect of Globalisation..
The shipping container has evolved from being just a dumb box to being a smart container capable of being tracked anywhere in the world, in some cases even to the bottom of the ocean..
The shipping container comes in different sizes and types.. This is a refresher on the various types of shipping containers including some unusual shipping containers in use today, its dimensions and information relating to its use and purpose..