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The Box gets painted

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What does globalisation mean? How does world trade really work? How much difference has the humble shipping container made to the massive growth of the global economy and how does it affect your life?

Follow The Box on BBC radio, television and online to see the personal stories behind today's interconnected world economy.

Before embarking on its epic journey, The Box needed to be prepared for the road. Rob Daley of Pentalver shows us how it is done.

Video shot and produced by Fiona Graham and Laura Talbot

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