Posts made in August, 2016

  • Video Shows New Invention to Pick-up and Deliver Storage Containers

    Shipping containers are loaded onto ships using giant dedicated cranes, but that’s only a small part of their journey. To get to the port where it is loaded on the ship, the container must travel many miles overland. Some ports have rail lines directly into the freight yard, but generally, the rail hub is miles away. A loaded container may travel from Kansas City to Los Angeles by rail, but it also travels to and from the railyard over the roads. Containers are built to highly standardized...