Supply Chain

Labor Day Weekend Cargo Theft Trends and Security Best Practices

Holiday periods are known for increased risk of cargo theft because cargo thieves look to exploit an abundance of unattended trucks and closed warehouse...

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 Next E-commerce Emerging Market: The Middle East

By far the largest economic engine in the United Arab Emirates over the past five years is e-commerce. Dubai’s population is approximately 3.2 million, over half of which is comprised of foreign nationals who are moving in droves to the UAE simply for one thing—work. This is now creating a global melting pot that is driving the demand for retail e-commerce. With all this growth brings growing pains for certain businesses, including the transportation industry.

11 Common Ways Cargo Theft Occurs

Organized cargo theft incidents can occur at any point along the supply chain, whether at the point of manufacture, on loading docks, rail stations,...

Into the Rabbit Hole of Supply Chain Risk

The supply-chain web is spun so intricately that it's impossible to know it, truly. Perhaps the most we can aim for is to gain...

Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Program Issues Changes to Security Criteria

The US government’s Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program has issued changes to their minimum security criteria for the first time since they...

July 4th Holiday Cargo Theft Trends and Security Tips

As most Americans enjoy grilling with family and an extra day off this July 4th holiday, cargo thieves will be seeking to get rich...

Top Global Supply Chain Themes for 2019

Five major themes that are most likely to impact the supply chain in 2019 are delineated in a new report from BSI in the...

Supply Chain Continues to Change

Much more attention is now being paid to supply chain than ever before. Today, supply chain is a different animal than it was just a few years ago. Read how one executive believes supply chain will continue to evolve in our industry.

Issues in Supply Chain Management Can Be Catastrophic During Peak Season

Here are two key areas where the industry is failing to keep up with the changes in holiday shopping habits and some basic steps that can be taken to solve the growing issues in supply chain management. 

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