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What is Conventional Shipping

Anthropological Approaches to Understanding Consumption Patterns and Consumer Behavior
Conventional shipping, merchandise is loaded unit by unit, either manually or with low-tech machines into the belly of the ship.
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Impact of Container Shipping and Ports on Globalisation and Consumer Behaviour
Santosh Kumar Singh (APM Terminals, The Netherlands)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3115-0.ch006
This chapter evaluates the role on container shipping and development of ports and terminals around the world on globalization and consumer behavior. Container shipping is the unsung hero of globalization. It is remarkable that despite containerization and container shipping having such an all-encompassing impact and consequences on consumption, consumption patterns, consumer behavior, and societies in every corner of the world, container shipping is simply invisible to the world at large. The chapter also looks at impact of ever-growing large ports on the society and economy of the cities the ports are located in.
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