By John J. Coughlin

Cargo crime―including robbery, fraud, and the passage of contraband via advertisement transport lanes―poses a major danger to protection and the economic system. by way of knowing the present tools and operations of these who assault the provision chain, pros can layout powerful protection plans and legislations enforcement can correctly examine those crimes. Cargo Crime: defense and robbery Prevention is drawn from the author’s own stories as a legislation enforcement detective and manager and as a local protection supervisor for a wide multimode transportation and logistics corporation. The e-book experiences rising traits, identifies felony strategies, discusses legislation enforcement reaction to shipment robbery, and offers most sensible practices to assist companies stay away from victimization by means of shipment thieves.

Topics include:

  • The quite a few modes of freight transportation and the diversities in shipment crime job in every one mode
  • Methods of operation utilized by geared up crime syndicates and narcotic smugglers
  • The powerful use of private and non-private information-sharing partnerships to thwart felony activities
  • Known profiles constant in over ninety percentage of contraband shipments

Cargo crime is a serious trouble of freight transportation operators, brands, shippers, insurers, legislation enforcement, and shoppers. This e-book hands execs charged with keeping the provision chain with crucial details that may support them examine and discover illegal activity and enhance a first-class shipment safety program.

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While the SC-­ISAC does not gather anywhere near the full number of cargo theft incidents, the last thing we want to do is duplicate or count an incident more than once. The center does not amass every single incident nor ever expect to; its goal is to not quantify an issue but to conduct analysis of the information collected to make determinations that can help supply chain operators understand the risks, raise their levels of awareness, and allow them to prepare security and recovery plans based on the knowledge and analyzed information.

The 2010 data illustrated a significant shift from 2009 when truck stops held the top spot. 2 shows that truck stops and parking lots lead throughout the 2011 data. The number of incidents where locations are not specified is substantially higher than in past years, and is due primarily to batch data received from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the New Jersey State Police that required further analysis. While the SC-­ISAC encourages members to provide the most detailed theft information possible, it is not always feasible.

When that happens, within a short time, usually in fewer than 90 seconds, the criminal team will take the entire rig and escape. They can steal most rigs quickly using master keys that may be purchased on the Internet or by using ignition pullers or ignition jumpers, depending on the type of tractor. Before 2007, theft perpetrators headed directly south to Florida. They would immediately disable the access control GPS devices and go to their fencing location to off-load the stolen goods and dump the equipment nearby.

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