Ever been desperate for an answer at a pub quiz, or maybe you just like impressing your friends with weird and wonderful facts? Today we are going to be sharing you some fun and fascinating facts about freight shipping.
Here are 5 facts about freight shipping!
- The world's largest ship can hold a whopping 19,000 shipping containers.
- 14 of the 20 busiest seaports are located in East Asia!
- Over 500 million shipping containers were shipping around the world in 2007 despite the shipping container being invented in 1956.
- Shipping accounts for an estimated 90% of world trade.
- Shipping is a greener form of transport in comparison to other methods such as using trucks and planes.
The more you know hey! If you found that interesting, why not check out our blog on the history of the shipping container.
If you are looking to ship an item over-seas, why not get a quote?