The New York Times published an excellent short video on little known trucker Malcolm McLean, who first proposed the concept of the intermodal container after waiting hours to be loaded and unloaded at the pier.

Said McLean of the moment when he came up with the idea, “I was trying to get home for Thanksgiving.

Ashley Neely has been a lead content creator and social media manager with CDLLife since 2015. Her passion? Helping the men and women in the trucking industry get the news they need and the respect that they deserve.