Malcom Mc Lean

Malcom Mc Lean

Jack Purcell McLean (born “Jack”; but later in life he changed his given name to its historic traditional Scottish spelling), born in 1914 in Maxton, North Carolina, was an American entrepreneur, often called "the father of containerization" — there have been controversy over the label since the concept was developed more than 100 years previously on the railways of Britain (following even earlier attempts on the canals). In 1956, McLean developed the metal shipping container, which replaced the traditional break bulk method of handling dry goods and revolutionized the transport of goods and cargo worldwide. He later founded Sea-Land Service, Inc., one of the pioneers in the intermodal cargo transport business. McLean was named "Man of the Century" by the International Maritime Hall of Fame.

Read more about Malcom Mc Lean:  Biography, Subsequent Business Ventures, Significance of Accomplishments, Death, Honors

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