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From Korea to your home

From Korea to your home

Have you ever wondered how a Samsung TV gets from Korea to your home?

Watch the video above, called ‘Life’s Little Luxury’. In the video we track the movement of a Samsung television from its arrival at ThamesPort in the UK to collection from store by the consumer. Note how many forms of transport there are and how many different locations the item is stored in before it is purchased.

Video reproduced by kind permission of the FTA (Freight Transport Association)

Talking point

While you’re watching the video think about the impact the different modes of transport have on the process of moving goods, the environment and then answer the questions below.

  • How many different forms of transportation did you see?
  • How many different storage points did the television pass through on its way to the consumer’s home from the ship?
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