Time, space and effort

United Kingdom, 1954

Film
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The importance of the fork-lift truck and the unit land system of materials handling at various stages of industrial production and distribution are described. The movement of unit loads on pallets by road and rail from factory to warehouse is illustrated in detail. Many types of fork-lift trucks are shown at work, some fitted with ancillary attachments designed for handling particular materials. The savings made possible in time and storage space are shown in ‘before’ and ‘after’ examples of working methods.

Credits

production company

Editorial Film Productions

producer

James Mellor

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010962

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Forklift trucks

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Materials handling

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Cargo handling

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Materials handling

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Forklift trucks

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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