Tag: supply chain security


In-Transit Cargo Crime Risks and Repercussions

In-Transit Cargo Crime Risks and Repercussions

Envision the following scenario. You are at home around 8:15 at night watching television with your wife or kids when the phone rings. The caller is one of your regional LP managers in the Southeast. He tells you that you just had a tractor load of high-end apparel worth $2 million   Read More


ALTO US Partners with CAP Index to Solidify ALTO’s Supply Chain Risk Management Solution

ALTO US Partners with CAP Index to Solidify ALTO’s Supply Chain Risk Management Solution

ALTO US has recently partnered with CAP Index, Inc. to create a new offering to support dynamic in-transit monitoring capabilities into the end-to-end ALTO AssuranceSM risk management platform.

By adding CAP Index’s crime risk data into ALTO’s in-transit analytics assessment model, supply-chain managers will have additional information at their fingertips to   Read More


Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Thieves and fraudsters continue to invent new scams that threaten retail supply chains, even when organizations are following supply-chain security best practices. Security firm Check Point, for example, reported on a Spring 2017 discovery of malware, adnets, spyware and even ransomware that had been installed on at least 36 Android   Read More


Improve Your Supply-Chain Security Management

Improve Your Supply-Chain Security Management

Supply-chain asset protection (SCAP) in business has traditionally been reactive instead of proactive. SCAP teams are often housed in headquarters or a regional hub and called upon to investigate incidents and deal with the outcomes. That means the “protection” side of the role isn’t aggressively fulfilled, and the process becomes   Read More


Supply-Chain Security Issues: Reducing the Risk

Supply-Chain Security Issues: Reducing the Risk

There is good news from the latest survey on data breaches. Last year, 19 percent of US retailers experienced a significant breach, down from 22 percent in 2015. The 19 percent figure is also well below the global average for retailers, according to the “2017 Thales Data Threat Report” by   Read More


The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

Cargo theft often is thought of as a silent and victimless crime despite the fact that it accounts for losses of billions of dollars annually in the United States. The most common incidents of cargo theft involve gangs who steal high-value commodities from loaded trailers. Substantial losses can also occur   Read More