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CLIP 7976

Supply and distribution of goods in Britain (pt 1/2)

Supply and distribution of goods in Britain (pt 1/2)

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Key Info
  • Supply and distribution of goods in Britain (pt 1/2)
  • Duration: 02:20
  • A national supply and distribution network collects, stores and delivers essential goods. Felixstowe container port is the largest port in Britain and one of the first links in a national distribution network. Aerial shots of the docks with a time lapse sequence show the container ships being unloaded. Alconbury is a major storage depot used as an overflow to temporarily store goods until they are ready for use. The director of a supply and distribution company explains the need for the supply and distribution industry to be highly responsive, for example to changes in weather. Published as part of the Britain From Above website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Urban: Industry

  • Keywords: cargo, container, crane, distribution, dock, goods, import, industry, port, ship, supply, vessel, warehouse, warehousing, BritainFromAbove
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in the context of a unit on industry or a study of global trade. Highlights the complex nature of the supply and distribution networks on which we depend.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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