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How Goods Are Shipped by Shipping Containers on Oceanic Vessels

Posted by Sarah Klinge on Tue, Oct 22, 2013 @ 09:49 AM

Cost effective intercontinental shipping relies heavily on oceanic vessels, which in turn use a variety of shipping containers to streamline the process. Standardization of sizing allows transport ships to plan and store the maximum amount of cargo per voyage. Since its inception in the 1950s, Intermodal container shipping implemented by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) became the most popular method for transporting large cargo. Oceanic vessels designed for cargo transport are designed based on the amount of containers they hold.

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Tags: pharmaceutical refrigeration, hazardous goods transport, blast freezer, blast freezer container, transport refrigeration, shipping container tracking system

Sophisticated Refrigerated Containers offer reliable way to transport valuable, temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals

Posted by Sarah Klinge on Fri, Sep 27, 2013 @ 02:13 PM

The increase of pharmaceutical manufacturing in other parts of the world—like India, Mexico, China, and Brazil—has brought forth new transport challenges making the cold chain highly complex. These include regulatory issues, transport delays (at the airport or due to poor roads), extreme temperature ranges, and harsh climatic conditions.

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Tags: pharmaceutical refrigeration, refrigerated pharmaceutical transport, cold chain, ISO container tracking, shipping container tracking system

Shipping container tracking on the rise

Posted by Sarah Klinge on Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

Recently posted by the World Cargo News, leading business intelligence provider, Berg Insight, reported in their 2013 research series that the quantity of intermodal shipping container tracking solutions is on the rise.

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Tags: shipping container, intermodal container, shipping container tracking system