by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Thumb through the latest Fortune, and you’ll find a feature on the future of shipping that starts with the following:
Not since 1956, when a North Carolina truck driver named Malcom McLean created a standard-size container for cargo, has global shipping seen such radical change.
What was North Carolina’s role in the radical change that transformed the shipping world 55 years ago? Check out the NorthCarolinaHistory.org entry on Malcolm P. McLean for answers.