Containerization’s Impact on Intermodal Shipping and the Modern Global Economy

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GTG Technology Group introduces the concept of Intermodal Freight Transport and how Containerization was made the standard for all shipped goods in its new educational white paper.

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Containerization is the reason we have the goods we do today. GTG wants the transportation industry to be informed on the history of containerization and how it has impacted our lives.

GTG Technology Group (GTG) today released a new white paper titled, “Containerization and the Development of the Modern Global Economy”. The white paper highlights different examples of how Containerization offers the security, speed, reliability and convenience that make multinational supply chains viable.

“Containerization is the reason we have the goods we do today. GTG wants the transportation industry to be informed on the history of containerization and how it has impacted our lives,” stated Courtney Endsley, Project Manager at GTG.

GTG’s readers are encouraged to be educated on containerization’s impact on the transportation industry throughout the 1900’s. This information will in turn help to provide more insight on how containerization has impacted the lives of different people around the world.

The informative white paper is broken down into ten chapters:

  •     The Origins of Intermodal Shipping
  •     Necessity is the Mother of all Invention
  •     The March Toward Standardization
  •     The Containerization Revolution
  •     The Need for International Standards
  •     Standardization Leads to Consolidation and Lowered Costs
  •     The Advantages and Impacts of Containerization
  •     The U.S. Landbridge and the Growth of Western Ports
  •     The Birth of Multinational Supply Chain Management
  •     The Only Way to Create Global Supply Chains

"Evolution of containerization impacted both international and domestic marketing strategies and affected all economies," said Sheilla Beyette, Marketing Manager for Integra Logistics.

The new white paper is now available for PDF download at no cost. To read more about GTG’s transportation management solutions and to obtain a copy of the white paper, click here.

About GTG Technology Group, LLC:
GTG Technology Group, LLC helps to build software to manage global transportation management systems (TMS) for all sizes of intermodal and drayage transportation companies. GTG is dedicated to providing TMS solutions designed to provide end-to-end visibility and connectivity. GTG’s software was engineered to help businesses in the transportation industry overcome challenges faster, cheaper and more efficiently.

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