Heroes of Progress: Malcom McLean
Malcom McLean's life
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McLean, first an American truck driver and later a businessman, developed the modern intermodal shipping container.
The development of standardized shipping containers significantly reduced the cost of transporting cargo across the world.
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As the advantage of MacLean's container system became apparent, bigger ships, more sophisticated containers, and larger cranes to load cargo were developed.
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