A Warning for the United States
INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER:
• Variations in cargo theft outside the United States
• Common modi operandi around the world
• Predictive modeling for supply chain risk
• Understanding risk based on regional or international boundaries
It is no surprise that the cargo theft hot spots in the world coincide with countries that play a significant role in the global and our domestic supply chains, such as Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Malaysia, and the majority of Europe. Where these countries differ from the United States is the common use of violence involved in cargo theft. Hijackings, weapons, and assault are commonplace in these countries but violence is almost never associated with ...