This article looks at freight crime in its simplest form
Global trade requires goods to circumnavigate the globe through different climatic zones, predominantly involving sea carriage. The standard general purpose freight container, while effective at protecting the cargo within, is unable to prevent the effects of ambient temperature fluctuations and the resultant condensation that this might cause in connection with certain cargo types.
TT Talk- Evolving security threats
Current geopolitical tensions have inevitably raised the stakes in general perception around security, as well as, tragically, huge displacement of the population of Ukraine. The sobering reality from experience is that criminals are quick to change their methods, exploit difficult situations and cause further human degradation.
TT Talk - Supply chain security animations
Supply chain security is of vital consideration for transport and logistics operators in the global supply chain
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Explore the wider consequences of freight crime on society and find out what the transport and logistics industry can do to respond to the threat.
Effective communications are the lifeblood of every relationship, whether personal or corporate. In the global supply chain, this inevitably extends to every counterparty, including those with differing interests, cultures, languages and time zones. COVID-19 has made life exponentially more complex.
TT Talk - COVID-19: wake up to fatigue risk
There is probably a common expectation that the supply chain operates 24/7 on pretty much a global basis. Such a commercial reality usually requires shift work and a workforce operating during unnatural hours - something that is only accentuated in our 'global village' with the requirement to provide a service across time zones.
TT Talk - COVID-19: working from home
As millions of people are now working from home, we thought that a more personal approach might be of value. Here is a personal perspective, providing some key areas to consider when managing your work/life balance effectively.
Cargo theft continues to blight the international supply chain, giving rise to disruption, unpredictability and widespread financial exposures. Whilst there are obvious commercial impacts, the loss of cargo and ensuing insurance claims for example, studies continue to develop a greater understanding of the overall impact of cargo theft, both economic and societal. It is widely believed that organised criminal gangs are often the orchestrators of cargo theft and that the proceeds inevitably support other illicit trades.