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Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security

  • ID: 2088828
  • Book
  • July 2012
  • 392 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security outlines steps for identifying the weakest links in the supply chain and customizing a security program to help you prevent thefts and recover losses. Written by one of the world's leading experts in cargo theft analysis, risk assessment and supply chain security, this is the most comprehensive book available on the topic of cargo theft and loss prevention. Part history of cargo theft, part analysis and part how-to guide, the book is the one source supply chain professionals and students can turn to in order to understand every facet of cargo theft and take steps to prevent losses.

This groundbreaking book contains methods of predictive cargo theft modeling, allowing proactive professionals to develop prevention solutions at every step along the supply chain. It provides a complete methodology for use in creating your own customized supply chain security program as well as in-depth analysis of commonly encountered supply chain security problems. It also supplies a massive amount of credible cargo theft statistics and provides solutions and best practices to supply chain professionals who must determine their company's risk and mitigate their losses by adopting customizable security programs. Furthermore, it presents cutting-edge techniques that industry professionals can use to prevent losses and keep their cargo secure at every stage along the supply chain.

This book will be of interest to manufacturing, logistics and security professionals including chief security officers, VPs of logistics or supply chain operations, and transportation managers, as well as professionals in any company that manufactures, ships, transports, stores, distributes, secures or is otherwise responsible for bulk product and cargo.

  • Outlines steps you can take to identify the weakest links in the supply chain and customize a security program to help you prevent thefts and recover losses
  • Offers detailed explanations of downstream costs in a way that makes sense - including efficiency losses, customer dissatisfaction, product recalls and more - that dramatically inflate the impact of cargo theft incidents
  • Provides a complete methodology for use in creating your own customized supply chain security program as well as in-depth analysis of commonly encountered supply chain security problems
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PART I: 1: Cargo Theft 101 2: Cargo Theft Defined 3: Risk v. Reward 4: Organized Criminal Groups 5: Black Market 6: International Cargo Theft--A Warning for the US 7: Product Targeting 8: High Tech 9: Pharmaceuticals 10: The True Impact of Cargo Theft

PART II: 11: Determining Risk 12: Roles and Responsibilities  13: Physical Security 14: In-Transit Security 15: Active Monitoring 16: Air Cargo Security  17: Rail and Pipeline Security 18: Cargo Theft Task Forces and Organizations 19: Beyond Security Appendix A In-Transit Security Drive Checklist

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Burges, Dan
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