Joe Zehner, James Taylor and Elroy Dittmer

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Flashback: Shipping in the 1960s and 70s

By Joe Zehner, James Taylor and Elroy Dittmer 2019-06-08 21:38:36

The modern shipping office as well as the modern offices of today boast of many machines, devices and systems which were not imagined much less available when I was hired at a shipping agency office in New Orleans.   Communication has always been at the heart of shipping as it is for almost all businesses. When I began my career in shipping in the mid 1960’s, the primary means of communication was by telephone.  Telephones were land lines, and long-distance...

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