By Maria G. Burns

ISBN-10: 1482253089

ISBN-13: 9781482253085

"Professor Burns has captured the essence of transportation safeguard, one among trendy so much urgent issues. because the price of globalization and global exchange raises, safeguard and provide chain resilience are on the center of one’s worldwide transportation community. it is a well timed and good written contribution to the industry."
―John A. Moseley, Senior Director of alternate improvement, Port of Houston Authority

"…a transparent and concise publication detailing the problems of safeguard in today’s post-9/11 period. a useful learn for these operating in the shipping and safeguard industries."
―Steven Neuendorff, Head of Americas, HANSA HEAVY elevate Americas, Inc.

Examining sea, land, and air transportation platforms and linkages, Logistics and Transportation protection: A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational advisor to Resilience offers thorough assurance of transportation protection. Its themes contain dangerous fabric dealing with, securing transportation networks, logistics necessities, provide chain defense, probability evaluate, the regulatory framework, strategic making plans, and innovation via technology.

This publication isn't really a prescriptive how-to guide. It starts off with a dialogue of the variations among security and safety earlier than advancing via a developmental studying curve encompassing a variety of topics. It discusses international threats resembling terrorism and piracy in addition to present regulatory mandates and technological functions, together with the most recent possibility to logistics defense, cyber-attack.

The booklet additionally examines some great benefits of synergy among the private and non-private sectors, utilizing a few case reports and interviews to demonstrate expanding collaboration and advantages. It assists a large variety of transportation pros, safeguard pros, logistics clothes, and coverage makers with assessing some great benefits of proactive safety features and with verifying security-associated hazards and consequences.

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Lindsey Barnes. Jorge Durán. Port of Antwerp Authority, Belgium Please accept my sincere thanks for your invaluable support. Prof. Maria Burns Author Professor Maria G. Burns is the director for the Center for Logistics and Transportation Policy, University of Houston. 042, representing the interests of the transportation sector. The council advises the governor or the governor’s designee on homeland security issues relevant to the private sector. She serves as the chair in the Supply Chain Security Subcommittee of the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, and the chair of Education for the Houston Maritime Museum, TX.

1 (CONTINUED) Safety vs. Fatigue iv. Human error v. Lack of training vi. Lack of familiarity vii. Human injuries (bodily, mental, or psychological) and fatalities—by cause (intentional) i. Biological, medical, or other experiments ii. Hostage terrorism, occupation iii. Shooting v. Suicide (including suicide bombing) vi. Torture-intentional bodily, mental, or psychological injury vii. Violent act (shooting, stabbing) viii. 1 (CONTINUED) Safety vs. Poor storage, exposure to extreme temperatures, etc.

Furthermore, as innovative technologies are used as tools to benefit the industry, when they get into the wrong hands, they can also be used as tools of destruction. , illegal transportation and trafficking of weapons and narcotics and counterfeit documents. On top of illegitimate transport of goods, security threats also impose human-related activities: containerization, the growing volume of transport, and the use of technologies have enabled illegitimate travelling, human trafficking, piracy, and terrorism.

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