The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 37.47 MB
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The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.

Ninety Percent Of Everything

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781250058294
Size: 49.66 MB
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Sharply informative and entertaining, Ninety Percent of Everything reveals the workings and perils of an unseen world that holds the key to our economy, our environment, and our very civilization.

Maritime Economics

Author: Martin Stopford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134742665
Size: 22.56 MB
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The author outlines the economic theory as well as many of the operational practicalities involved. Extensively revised for the new edition, the book has many clear illustrations and tables.

The Business Of Shipping

Author: Lane C. Kendall
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940094117X
Size: 62.28 MB
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It has been my aim, in preparing this analysis of the principles of the "business" of commercial shipping, to describe that which trans pires in the various divisions of a shipowning and operating organi zation.

Maritime Logistics

Author: Dong-Wook Song
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749463708
Size: 78.65 MB
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Written by a team of international experts, who provide a truly global perspective on this increasingly key area of logistics, the book covers everything that students of logistics, as well as those working within the industry should know ...

The Container Principle

Author: Alexander Klose
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028573
Size: 13.56 MB
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A cultural history of the shipping container as a crucible of globalization and a cultural paradigm.

Deep Sea And Foreign Going

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Portobello Books
ISBN: 184627480X
Size: 77.26 MB
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In this unique investigation, Rose George travels the high seas with their powerful naval fleets, pirate gangs, and illegal floating factories, and visits the ports and their land-bound dockworkers, tycoons, missionaries, stevedores, border ...

Shipping Container

Author: Craig Martin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501303163
Size: 11.79 MB
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The shipping container is all around: whizzing by on the highway, trundling past on rails, unloading behind a big box store even as you shop there, clanking on the docks just out of sight…. 90% of the goods and materials that move around ...

Wine Wars

Author: Mike Veseth
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742568210
Size: 55.69 MB
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Writing with wit and verve, Mike Veseth (a.k.a. the Wine Economist) tells the compelling story of the war between the market trends that are redrawing the world wine map and the terroirists who resist them.