Supply-Chain Security

Modern-Day Pirates Pillage Different Seas: The Endless Battle for Cargo Security

Risk is a cargo shipment's constant companion, whether it's sailing on seas, flying in the sky, or traversing the roads and rails. Here, we undertake a look-see into one extremely small segment of supply-chain risk: cargo crimes against domestic ground shipments while in transit.

The End-to-End Logistics Provider

If you're like me, you've probably placed an order online in the last ninety days. Like most online experiences, it was likely seamless. You...
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Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See Remarkable Changes

Who could have imagined, 30 years ago, that computers would become the support system of virtually everything we do? A good example of this can be found in the realm of supply-chain security.
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The First Step to Improving Your Supply-Chain Security Management

A retailer that doesn’t get a loss problem under control has a real problem. It bites into profit margins and pushes them closer to the brink. But a proactive asset protection strategy changes all of that.
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Cargo Theft Statistics: Unreported Incidents May Greatly Understate the Numbers

For the past five years, CargoNet has reported a rise in cargo theft incidents over the Labor Day holiday (reported as the Thursday before to the Wednesday after). California leads in reported incidents, followed by New Jersey and Texas.
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Supply-Chain Security Issues: Reducing the Risk of Data Breach

Retailers are feeling more confident these days—but danger still lurks. One significant area of concern is contractor / supply-chain security issues. US retailers think partners present a greater insider threat than ordinary retail employees, according to the survey.
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What Is Supply-Chain Management?

Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise, including the supply chain.
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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.

How to Protect Your Cargo Logistics Network from Thieves

Retailers often ask, “Why should I care so much about preventing thefts when I don’t own the merchandise until you deliver it?” The answer is because you, the retailer, stand to lose the most.
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How Do Companies Make Up for Stolen Cargo?

Cargo theft has a negative financial impact on shipping companies, state and local governments, insurance companies, retailers and even consumers. It is far from a victimless crime; in fact, the impact of stolen cargo reaches much further than many people realize.

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