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Cargo Security Still an Issue Despite 6% Theft Drop

One of the major items we focus on at OpticalLock is Cargo Security, whether in-transit or stored at a warehouse. We recently came across a couple of reports detailing the current state of cargo security in 2016. Cargo Security is a Major Supply Chain Issue The first recent report by logistics security provider [...]

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Security White Paper

I recently reviewed a white paper written by several authors from RX-360, an international pharmaceutical supply chain consortium. The paper is entitled "Cargo Theft in the Pharmaceutical Industry: What Does it Really Cost? The basic thesis of the paper is that supply chains in the drug industry are very global, complex, outsourced and decentralized. Because [...]

By | 2016-10-25T20:19:35+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Cargo Tracking, supply chain, transportation|0 Comments

Review of Takeaways from GPS Cargo Tracking Forum

I recently read the notes of Walt Beadling of Macungie, PA from his attendance at a forum sponsored by the Rx-360 Cargo Theft/High Risk Areas Workgroup as well as the Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition. The forum focused on GPS Cargo Tracking technologies and their specific usage in pharmaceutical industry supply chains. These notes appear on [...]

Cargo Theft Prevention Article Review

This post will discuss the topic of cargo theft prevention, including a review of a very well written article in Pacific Standard Magazine. The article is entitled "Long-Haul Trucking's Billion-Dollar Cargo Theft Problem" and was written by Robin Washington. The article's title is pretty explanatory with respect to its content. Below are some of the [...]

By | 2016-10-25T20:19:35+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Locks, supply chain, transportation|0 Comments