Boxing Clever

Containers have been more important for globalisation than freer trade…
The humble hero, Economist, 18 May 2013
The world’s largest container ships make it easy to appreciate the economies of scale that allow a T-shirt made in China to be sent to the Netherlands for just 2.5 cents…
Economies of scale made steel, The Economist, 12 Nov 2011

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger, Mark Levinson, Princeton University Press (2008)