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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
For every shipper, the topic of supply chain security is always top of mind. That is why I was not entirely surprised to see today that the White House has issued what it’s calling the “National Strategy for Supply Chain Security.”
Thursday, May 26, 2011
While supply chain velocity is always a shipper concern, cargo security remains one of the highest priorities for seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
As we noted in a recent news story, Americans are significantly more concerned about nearly all aspects of their supply chain security compared to six months ago. This includes the threat posed by WikiLeaks.
Monday, February 28, 2011
A dramatic example of how supply chain transparency and the “known shipper” rule fights terrorism was on public display last week as Con-way Freight helped the FBI foil a jihadist plot.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Logistics Management’s sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR), interviewed security expert Barry Brandman in its July/August 2003 issue, not long after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The threats to the security of supply chains have certainly not abated since that interview; if anything, they have only intensified.
Monday, November 08, 2010
In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.
Friday, October 22, 2010
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has recently advised that all foreign flagged vessels operating in United States waters are required to be maintained in compliance with United States regulations, international Conventions and other required standards.
Posted on 10/22 at 06:51 AM
Friday, October 08, 2010
Successful integration of technology into a supply chain security strategy will expedite border crossing wait times and reduce insurance costs. Fortunately, new technologies continue to be introduced that provide greater transparency at some of the critical junctures where security needs and vulnerability overlap.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
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Tuesday, August 03, 2010
The voice of reason was sounded in the Senate yesterday when legislation was introduced to suspend the 100 percent scanning requirement for ocean cargo containers.
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Thursday, July 22, 2010
United States port security may be seeing some notable changes should legislation to be introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) one day be signed into law.