How Shipping Containers and Their Monster Cranes Changed the World

Over the last 40 years, something else has been subtlety revolutionizing the global economy through a different kind of network of interrelated bits and pieces. Shipping containers are not a glamorous technology and are usually viewed as nothing more than an 8x8x20 steel box.  In fact, you probably don’t think of them as a technology. Watch this video with Tom Scott as he concisely explains the intricacies of the shipping container network and the impact it has had on the way companies and countries do business.