There's a lot that can happen to cargo on its journey. No matter what role you have in moving cargo, you probably think about when it will leave or arrive. Protecting yourself from these cargo-related risks is key to protecting your supply chain.


PCSC Alert 2018 – 120

This “extended” holiday period should be treated with extra care. Please keep the below in mind:


The vast majority of truckers say it is harder to find parking after the ELD mandate and, according to Trucker Path app data, they look up parking availability 10-15% more often during evening hours than before the ELD mandate, signifying additional stress. 


Be pro-active:  Confirm that shipment dates/times coincide with your customers’ “open” hours during this upcoming  holiday time frame. If they don’t, take the


From Chuck Forsaith,  HDA Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition:


JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The CargoNet® Command Center logged 1,391 supply chain intelligence events into the CargoNet database in 2017. A total of 741 records involved a cargo theft event in the United States or Canada—one of the safest years ever recorded by CargoNet. The average cargo value per event was $196,109, and an estimated $145 million in cargo was stolen.

During this holiday break, be pro-active: confirm that shipment dates/times coincide with your customers’ “open” hours during this holiday time frame. If they don’t, take the necessary precautions to reduce the risk of those shipments being staged or stored prior to actual delivery dates.

Transportation: