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Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security by Dan Burges

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Cargo Theft Defined

INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER:

• Cargo theft defined

• Discussion of full truckload thefts—the preferred targets of cargo criminals

• Analysis of how, when, and where thefts occur

• Discussion of facility burglaries and other forms of cargo theft

Distrust and caution are the parents of security.

Benjamin Franklin

What Is Cargo Theft?

Cargo theft presents a unique and difficult challenge to manufacturers, distributors, terminal operators, third-party logistics providers, and transportation providers. While they create programs to secure facilities and product as they pass through a truly global supply chain at the same time being exposed to exploitation by creative and highly motivated theft gangs. FreightWatch International ...

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