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Your client is a manufacturer of large steel shipping containers that are designed to hold up to several tons of material for shipping on ocean liners. The container consists of a steel frame, a steel shell and an insulation and waterproofing material that uses a hazardous chemical. The containers are leased by the company to worldwide shipping companies. Shippers can lease the containers one-way or round-trip.

The client has asked you to do an assessment of their strategy. What issues might you examine?

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