Cargo Crime

Author: John J. Coughlin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466512466
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Cargo crime—including theft, fraud, and the passage of contraband through commercial shipping lanes—poses an enormous threat to security and the economy. By understanding the current methods and operations of those who attack the supply chain, industry professionals can design effective security plans and law enforcement can properly investigate these crimes. Cargo Crime: Security and Theft Prevention is drawn from the author’s personal experiences as a law enforcement detective and supervisor and as a regional security manager for a large multimode transportation and logistics company. The book reviews emerging trends, identifies criminal tactics, discusses law enforcement response to cargo theft, and presents best practices to help businesses avoid victimization by cargo thieves. Topics include: The various modes of freight transportation and the differences in cargo crime activity in each mode Methods of operation used by organized crime syndicates and narcotic smugglers The effective use of public and private information-sharing partnerships to thwart criminal activities Known profiles consistent in over 90 percent of contraband shipments Cargo crime is a critical concern of freight transportation operators, manufacturers, shippers, insurers, law enforcement, and consumers. This book arms professionals charged with protecting the supply chain with essential information that can help them investigate and uncover criminal activity and develop a first class cargo security program.

Cargo Theft Loss Prevention and Supply Chain Security

Author: Dan Burges
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 012391468X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security outlines steps for identifying the weakest links in the supply chain and customizing a security program to help you prevent thefts and recover losses. Written by one of the world’s leading experts in cargo theft analysis, risk assessment and supply chain security, this is the most comprehensive book available on the topic of cargo theft and loss prevention. Part history of cargo theft, part analysis and part how-to guide, the book is the one source supply chain professionals and students can turn to in order to understand every facet of cargo theft and take steps to prevent losses. This groundbreaking book contains methods of predictive cargo theft modeling, allowing proactive professionals to develop prevention solutions at every step along the supply chain. It provides a complete methodology for use in creating your own customized supply chain security program as well as in-depth analysis of commonly encountered supply chain security problems. It also supplies a massive amount of credible cargo theft statistics and provides solutions and best practices to supply chain professionals who must determine their company’s risk and mitigate their losses by adopting customizable security programs. Furthermore, it presents cutting-edge techniques that industry professionals can use to prevent losses and keep their cargo secure at every stage along the supply chain. This book will be of interest to manufacturing, logistics and security professionals including chief security officers, VPs of logistics or supply chain operations, and transportation managers, as well as professionals in any company that manufactures, ships, transports, stores, distributes, secures or is otherwise responsible for bulk product and cargo. Outlines steps you can take to identify the weakest links in the supply chain and customize a security program to help you prevent thefts and recover losses Offers detailed explanations of downstream costs in a way that makes sense - including efficiency losses, customer dissatisfaction, product recalls and more - that dramatically inflate the impact of cargo theft incidents Provides a complete methodology for use in creating your own customized supply chain security program as well as in-depth analysis of commonly encountered supply chain security problems

Retail Crime

Author: Vania Ceccato
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319730657
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This edited collection provides an original and comprehensive take on retail crime and its prevention, by combining international data and multidisciplinary perspectives from criminologists, economists, geographers, police officers and other experts. Drawing on environmental criminology theory and situational crime prevention, it focusses on crime and safety in retail environments but also the interplay between individuals, products and settings such as stores, commercial streets and shopping malls, as well as the wider context of situational conditions of the supply chain in which crime occurs. Chapters offer state-of-the-art research on retail crime from a range of countries such as Australia, Brazil, Israel, Italy, Sweden, the UK and the USA. This methodological and well-researched study is devoted to both academics and practitioners from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds whose common interest is to prevent retail crime and overall retail loss. The chapters 'Crime in a Scandinavian Shopping Centre' and 'Perceived Safety in a Shopping Centre' are published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

Author: Lawrence Fennelly
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080495217
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, covering the latest information on every topic from community-oriented policing to physical security, workplace violence, CCTV, information security, homeland security, and a host of specialty areas. The handbook shows how to prevent or minimize corporate losses, including security breaches, theft, and lack of resources due to natural or man-made disaster. This revised volume brings together the expertise of more than forty security and crime prevention experts who provide practical information and advice. Each chapter provides a wealth of information that can be put to use immediately. This is a must-have reference for security managers, security students, and all levels of security professionals. * Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on high-tech security systems, homeland security, and many specialty areas * Brings together the expertise of more than 40 security and crime prevention experts * Each chapter provides a wealth of practical information that can be put to use immediately

Security Measures in the Commercial Trucking and Bus Industries

Author: David M. Friedman
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
ISBN: 0309087554
Format: PDF
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TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 2: Security Measures in the Commercial Trucking and Bus Industries addresses key security threats to the commercial trucking and bus industries, risk management techniques available to assess potential threats, employee/driver hiring procedures, and more.