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Before containers were standard, shipping was more expensive and time of arrival more uncertain.(Unsplash)

One book explains the rise of globalisation: It’s all in the box

By Bloomberg | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 12:45 PM IST
How container shipping came to dominate global trade may not sound like a gripping read, but the author intersperses the story with colourful business characters like Malcom McLean and exacting operations researchers such as Foster Weldon.
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