C-TPAT certification lets businesses support national security and improve their own supply chain operations.
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) unites global manufacturers, carriers, insurers, and service providers to reduce the risks of criminal activity against high-value cargo in the transportation supply chain, writes Lisa Greenleaf of TUV Rheinland of North America.
Managing risk in the supply chain requires that shippers address issues such as product safety, environmental concerns, labor management, and social responsibility.
Air cargo security requires aggressive international mandate and top-down focus on identity verification and data analysis, writes Steve Vinsik of Unisys Corporation.
Ed Harrison and David Cohen
Since the events of September 11, the public and private sectors have committed themselves to developing new supply chain security technologies.
Dr. Jim Giermanski
Equipping shipments with container security devices (CSDs) can help expedite inspections, decrease insurance premiums, and minimize supply chain disruptions. Jim Giermanski of Powers Global Holdings outlines the benefits of CSDs.
Robert F. Caton
The Transportation Security Administration's air cargo screening requirements create challenges for airports and shippers, writes Robert F. Caton of AMB Logistics.