Container transport is a special type of container transport based on so-called intermodal, stackable metal containers, for example ISO or air freight containers.
The container is manufactured according to standardised dimensions, so that all Steps in container transport can be carried out efficiently - from loading or unloading, stacking to reloading onto different means of transport.
Optimal and cost-effective goods traffic
The beginnings of container transport can be found in the 19th century. In the early 20th century, more and more emphasis was placed on standardisation, so that container transport after the Second World War contributed significantly to worldwide economic growth and trade globalisation.
This so-called Container Revolution, also known as "containerisation", also led to a huge reduction in transport costs.
Indispensable in world trade
The container transport is now widespread all over the world and logistics would be unimaginable without it. According to experts, however, this development will continue, as it has not yet reached its peak. A particular advantage is the closed transport chain of water and land through Container Transport.
Not only will other transportation forms sooner or later be replaced by it, but the transport of goods will also become increasingly cheaper, while the transport volumes continue to grow. The Container Transport also offers a high degree of security for the commercial goods, as the Container contents are invisible and sealed and can easily be assigned to the respective owner.