The National Cargo Security Council (NCSC) recently published "Guidelines for Cargo Security & Loss Control," a 205-page manual that addresses global logistics and theft concerns facing the transportation industry.
The book covers 16 security topics and appendixes, including how to develop a cargo-security approach for seaports, and air and ground transportation; track, identify and control personnel and cargo reports; and investigate thefts and fraudulent documentation.
The manual also contains a glossary of 870 cargo-transportation terms, and a contact listing for every Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Customs Agency office in the United States.
Available to members for $27.99 and non-members for $34.99, the book may be purchased from NCSC by phone: 410-956-0941; fax: 410-956-0679; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The manual also can be obtained via the Web at www.cargosecurity.com, or by mail at 3 Church Circle, Suite 292, Annapolis, Md., 21401.