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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+00:00March 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 12th, 2016|DOD, Government, Locks, transportation|0 Comments