Shipping containers are crucial in global trade as they are used to transport goods across oceans and continents. “Some 11 billion tons of goods are transported by ship each year. This represents an impressive 1.5 tons per person based on the current global population. Shipping’s capacity to transfer goods and materials from where they are produced to where they will be ultimately consumed underpins modern life,” according to the International Chamber of Shipping.
With uncertainties abounding, tracking container ships has become a necessity to ensure timely delivery. In this guide, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about shipping container tracking, from how to track a shipping container, to the critical role of Maritime AI™.