Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security
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You need to determine your company's risk and mitigate their losses. There's little information out there that tells you how to do this, on which methods of predicitve cargo theft modeling to use, and how to develop prevention solutions. Part history of cargo theft, part analysis and part how-to guide, this book is the one source you need to in order to understand every facet of cargo theft and take steps to prevent losses. It supplies a massive amount of cargo theft statistics and provides solutions and best practices to supply chain security. Providing you with cutting-edge techniques so you can prevent losses, this book will help you ensure that your cargo is secure at every stage along the supply chain.
• 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.
report. Central and South America Cargo theft has intensified in most South American countries since 2009, especially in large industrial cities such as Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Bogota, and Caracas. In 2011, Argentina and Brazil were the two top countries for cargo theft on the continent. Because cargo theft in South America always involves violence or the threat of violence, and the attacks are carried out by well-armed thieves, the majority of incidents are classified as
transport logistics centers throughout Madrid, especially near the national highways A-4 and A-42. Stolen goods worth more than €1 million ($1.3 million) were recovered. As with most well-organized gangs, members of this group had assigned tasks, ranging from locating targets to selling the goods. This gang, however, took the rather unusual precaution of using escort vehicles—one in front and one behind a stolen truck—to protect the cargo from rival groups as it was moved to a secure location.
that many insurance companies are unwilling to insure full truckloads of mobile phones due to their extreme value and the rate at which cargo thieves target them. The average load of mobile phones can range from $1 million to in excess of $3 million, rivaling pharmaceuticals and tobacco products in value, but far surpassing each for demand and ease of sale on the black market. Similarly, with 99% of all Americans owning a television, and with more than 80% of the population having multiple sets
FDA, one company purchased the vials from a secondary wholesaler and then sold them to consumers through pharmacies. Such instances are not uncommon. Because the warning system and recall process is manual (meaning there is no automatic system for detecting recalled products), stolen drugs can slip through the system, putting both consumers and manufacturers at risk. To help combat this problem, Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson, and Novo Nordisk announced
depending on the size and complexity of an operation, can be extremely difficult in safeguarding goods. While barriers, restricted areas, cameras, locks, and other security features discussed previously in this chapter are important factors in keeping a dock area secure, is the processes and procedures that will have the greatest impact on the cargo integrity through the shipping and receiving processes. Another vital aspect of dock security is to ensure that all dock doors are closed (ideally