The Story of Malcolm McLean and How Containerization Shaped the Modern World – TED

Containerization is the reason we have a thriving global marketplace, but where did it all begin?

The idea of it was actually conjured up on a busy dock in Hoboken, New Jersey by a 24 year old truck driver, Malcolm McLean from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Here’s the story of one of the most significant inventions of the modern world.