Distribution & Logistics

5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2022

Posted by Shawna Ivy on January 17, 2022

No doubt, everyone is tired of the crisis. But the reality is that it still requires adapting and doing things differently. It has hit the supply chain hard creating serious and expensive bottlenecks. It has affected employment as many people lost their jobs, which created…

Here's Why Cargo Theft Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Posted by Sean Murphy on January 6, 2022

It has been nine months since the Ever Given container ship notoriously blocked the Suez Canal causing a backup of more than 400 ships. The incident alone cost $400 million per hour in goods or $5.1 billion each day according to the CNBC article that quotes Lloyd's List. You…

What Are the Best Ways to Enhance Workplace Safety?

Posted by Matthew Clark on December 17, 2021

The National Safety Council estimates work injuries in 2019 cost $171 billion in medical expenses, productivity loss, and administrative costs. In the same year, 105 million days were lost due to injuries with 70 million occurring in 2019. The rest occurred in previous years and…

What Are the Best Ways to Improve Warehouse Security?

Posted by Sean Murphy on December 6, 2021

The good news is that the third quarter of 2021 saw a decrease in supply chain theft and fraud from the third quarter in 2020 per a CargoNet report. However, the year 2020 saw record-setting numbers for supply chain theft. When comparing the third quarter of 2021 data to 2019's,…

Stop Cargo Theft BEFORE it Becomes Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 2, 2021

It’s been going on for months now … since June 2021, when “Project Crockpot” was launched by the York Regional Police Auto/Cargo Theft Unit to investigate ongoing auto theft in and around Toronto. Finally, on October 21, 2021, some traction was made. Investigators recovered 88…

Contractors and Supply Store Owners Say "Goodbye” to Equipment Yard Theft with Remote Video Monitoring

Posted by Jeff Purtell on November 1, 2021

With increased scarcity and supply chain disruptions, a new trend is emerging in the world of commercial theft across the U.S. and Canada. Contractor supply stores for trades – such as plumbing, agriculture, electrical, construction and more – are getting hit hard with theft of…

Trespassing and Theft at Transportation and Logistics Facilities

Posted by Sean Murphy on October 27, 2021

Integrity of assets housed at transportation and logistics facilities, such as cargo trucks or scrap metal, must be maintained. This helps keep the supply chain healthy and ensure the delivery of quality products. Trespassing, theft and other unwanted behaviors and crimes can…

What Can Video Solutions Do to Boost Security in Logistics?

Posted by Mark Artis on October 13, 2021

In the past 18 months, shipping and logistics have been dealing with a lot of changes due to the supply chain backlog. Cyberattacks, especially ransomware attacks, have surged in 2020. This isn't something to take lightly as it can be an expensive problem or one that can…