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The Box

How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

By Marc Levinson
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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson

The Box (2006) tells the tale of modern transportation’s poster child, the container, and how it revolutionized the shipping industry and enabled globalization. These blinks will take you on a detailed journey through this seemingly simple but revolutionary change in global systems of trade.

  • Professionals in logistics, transportation or trading
  • People interested in globalization
  • Every economics and business student

Marc Levinson is a journalist and author who combines economic and business strategy with a historical perspective. He has written five best-selling books and countless articles that digest complex economic issues into an easily understandable format.

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