Distribution & Logistics

Bombs Bursting in Air Gave Cargo Thieves Time for Crime

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 14, 2021

When a national holiday rolls around, one thing is certain: businesses close. In the cargo world, this means commodities, equipment, tools and other valuables are left alone and unattended by employees, leaving a wide-open door for thieves. Having just celebrated the Fourth of…

5 Trends in Physical Security Industry Worth Knowing About

Posted by Matthew Clark on July 13, 2021

The many recent hackings have caused companies to shift their focus, time and energy on cybersecurity. Sometimes to the detriment of physical security. The need for cybersecurity is not in question. No company wants to end up in the news or put their customers' information at…

Cargo, Supply Chain Theft a Game of Strategy and Deception

Posted by Sean Murphy on June 25, 2021

Strategic and deceptive are two important ways to describe cargo/supply chain theft. Criminals strategize on tactics that they believe will be most successful and determine perfect timing to commit theft. They also conceive ways and carry them out to trick or hoodwink police and…

How Can You Take Video Surveillance to the Next Level?

Posted by Jason Penny on June 14, 2021

Some people may think of artificial intelligence as having to do with robots. Part of that stems from fictional movies where robots start thinking for themselves and try to rid the world of humans. AI's use goes far beyond robotics. Additionally, The Guardian references Pew…

What Does Study Say About Video Surveillance and Crime Rates?

Posted by Eric Nauta on June 8, 2021

An academic study by researchers in the U.K. and U.S. has come out that businesses need to know about. Published in the International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, the title is "The internationalisation of CCTV surveillance: Effects on crime and…

Cargo Handlers Arrested for Stealing Gold Bars

Posted by Sean Murphy on June 3, 2021

Two cargo handlers were arrested at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for stealing four gold bars worth around $224,000. The men worked for a cargo handling firm that provides services for the airport. The gold, part of a 2,000-bar shipment from a Canadian bank, were…

June Is National Safety Month: How to Secure and Protect Your Business

Posted by Shawna Ivy on June 1, 2021

In 2019, the U.S. saw the highest number of workplace deaths since 2007 according to the National Safety Council. While safety should be a priority every day, this month's National Safety Month provides a reminder to stay on top of it. Companies have a responsibility to create a…

What Can You Do About Security When Emergencies Pop up?

Posted by Chris Smith on March 31, 2021

Snowmageddon in Texas sends chills down many people's spines. It's not because Texas experienced extremely cold temperatures, but because of the problems that came out of it. Businesses and residents had no power, water, or both for days. Some still had no water after a several…