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The secret world of air freight

Author: Roger Brown; Discovery Channel (Firm); Resolution Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the ways in which the air freight industry has revolutionized business. Tracks package and documents-flow step-by-step through the FedEx Superhub in Memphis, Tennessee, the busiest cargo airport in the world. Looks at Northwest Airlines' Asian hub in Narita, Japan to illustrate the logistical network involved in shipping such merchandise as race cars, wine, and thoroughbred horses all over the world.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Brown; Discovery Channel (Firm); Resolution Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52560772
Credits: Executive producer, Tom Skinner ; director of photography, Jim Taylor ; editor, Michael Couture ; segment writer, Gaylon Emerzian ; narrator, Ron David.
Performer(s): Narrator, Ron David.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced for Discovery Channel by Resolution Productions ; written and produced by Roger Brown.

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Discusses the ways in which the air freight industry has revolutionized business. Tracks package and documents-flow step-by-step through the FedEx Superhub in Memphis, Tennessee, the busiest cargo airport in the world. Looks at Northwest Airlines' Asian hub in Narita, Japan to illustrate the logistical network involved in shipping such merchandise as race cars, wine, and thoroughbred horses all over the world.

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