To Members of all Industries:

Since the first of November there have been at least four “high-value” cargo thefts that have occurred in the mid-eastern part of the United States - that are worthy to take note of. Three of the thefts involved the same commodity (electronics). All are worth mentioning to everyone who ships – particularly with the Thanksgiving holiday knocking on our doorstep.


November 3, 2017 | NEWS

HDA Adds Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition

PCSC founder Chuck Forsaith will continue to lead coalition and provide information aimed at ensuring the safety and integrity of the supply chain.

By Jim Butschli, Editor

Chuck Forsaith PCSC Founder

 


Cargo trucks have become a weapon of choice for global terror attacks.  This Unclassified TSA Report details the Threat Landscape, Indictaors and Countermeasure


Healthcare Ready, a strong supporter of the PCSC, has activated a service known as “Rx Open” and the associated map will remain on for the duration of this event.


Overdrive Online Todd Dills |January 12, 2017

Imagine you arrive at a facility to pick up a load and, checking in with personnel at the gate, the man in the guard shack looks confused, checks and double-checks his list of impending arrivals, only to tell you you’ve already been there. The load is gone.


by DOROTHY COX/The Trucker Staff www.thetrucker.com

September 28, 2016

TWIC Card

The Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General’s Office in a new report recently declared that background checks of port workers by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) aren’t as effective as they should be.

That comes as no surprise to those who routinely go in and out of the nation’s ports.


Take the Day Off!
But first, make sure your cargo and facilities are secure.  Here are some do's and don'ts from our friends at the Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition:
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.

By Marissa Gamache, Special to Transport Topics

Days before Fourth of July celebrations, trailers loaded with SweetWater Brewing Co.’s 24-pack bottles of beer were stolen from its brewery; its Summer Variety Packs due for pick up in early morning.