How does a simple T-shirt get made? To find out, we decided to make one -- and track every step of production. The journey took us around the world. The trip would have been impossible without the humble container, the unsung hero of the global economy.

Get the full story at planetmoney.com/shirt.

The videos:
Part I: Cotton vimeo.com/77795980
Part II: Machines vimeo.com/78842170
Part III: People vimeo.com/78008299
Part IV: Boxes vimeo.com/78851013
Part V: You vimeo.com/78768385

Music: "B&G's" (Bela R. Balogh and Gabe Leavitt/3 Leg Torso)

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