A report on container standards concludes that such standardization is essential if the potential benefits to be derived from the increased use of containers are to be realized. The promulgation of standard dimensions for large containers by the American Standards Association is noted, and the acceptance of American Standard containers throughout the world is forecast. It is concluded that the U.S. government should encourage the use of standard containers in U.S. domestic and foreign commerce.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number AL-C-63428-19.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Little (Arthur D), Incorporated

    Acorn Park
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02140
  • Publication Date: 1963-1-24

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026615
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: C-63428-19
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2451
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM