INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER:
• Increasing operational efficiencies through low-cost technology
• Monitoring vendor compliance
• Reducing damage/spoilage with same products used for security purposes
• Allowing logistics needs drive the use of tracking systems and budget with security as the secondary benefit
The benefits of a secure supply chain go beyond reduction in cargo theft losses. While covert tracking devices, trackable locks, and other electronic equipment are tremendous assets to protect in-transit cargo, that is only one of numerous functions they can perform. By using this same technology as a logistics management tool, shippers and their logistics providers can gain incredible insight into the functionality of ...