Wednesday, May 12, 2010



Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) was incorporated in 1988 under the

Companies Act, and commenced operation from 1989 taking over the existing network of

58 ICDs from the Indian Railways.

Though the first ISO marine container had been handled in India at Cochin as early as

1973, it was in 1981 that the first ISO container was moved inland by the Indian

Railways to India's first Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Bangalore, also managed by the Indian





1952: Nathan Swartz acquired Abington Shoe Company.

1965: The Swartz family introduces injection molding to the footwear industry and

the first truly waterproof Timberland® leather footwear is born.

1988: Men's and women's clothing lines are introduced. Timberland® specialty

stores open in Boston, New York and London.

1992: The Path of Service™ program is launched, and employees are offered 16 hours of paid leave to

perform service in their communities every year.

1992: Timberland joins Business for Social Responsibility, teaming up with other businesses to initiate

social change. Its 'Give Racism the Boot' campaign delivers messages of tolerance.

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