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The Role and Importance of Ballot Box Seals & Locks

Election and ballot box security has become a high profile topic recently in the United States. The main reason is that one of the candidates in the US presidential election was constantly warning of fraud months BEFORE the election even took place! Ironically, that candidate won a very close election and there was very [...]

By | 2016-11-21T14:53:53+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Government, Locks, transportation|0 Comments

Benefits of the CBP C-TPAT Program

C-TPAT (Customs–Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) is a voluntary, joint government-business partnership to strengthen supply chain and increase border security. C-TPAT is described by the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) as being just one layer of CBP's multi-layer strategy on cargo enforcement. Supply Chain security is a complex topic that can have a very important effect [...]

Review of Article on Supply Chain Security Issues

We continue our series of reviews on articles relevant to key OpticalLock markets, where supply chain security issues play a prominent role. This particular review post takes us to an extensive piece which appeared in Inbound Logistics titled: Locking Down Supply Chain Security. This is a wide-ranging article which covers quite of bit of ground [...]

By | 2016-10-25T20:19:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Government, Locks, supply chain, transportation|0 Comments

Meeting Defense Transportation Cargo Tracking Regulations-Part II

In Part I of this series we discussed the regulations contained in the “Joint Publication 4-01 The Defense Transportation System. In this post we'll be reviewing another enormous document, the US Defense Transportation Regulation.   DOD Cargo Tracking Regulations can be Distilled into a Few Key Points The focus of this discussion will [...]

By | 2016-10-25T20:19:36+00:00 January 27th, 2016|DOD, Government, supply chain, transportation|0 Comments

Meeting Defense Transportation Cargo Movement Regulations – Part I

In this Blog we'll be taking a look from time to time at regulations which affect the markets that OpticalLock participates in. In this post we'll be reviewing a specific area of the Document "Joint Publication 4-01 The Defense Department Transportation System". This is a massive, daunting document on defense transportation and there are [...]

By | 2016-11-14T11:04:14+00:00 January 12th, 2016|DOD, Government, Locks, transportation|0 Comments