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Securing Global Transportation Networks : A Total Security Management Approach - Luke Ritter

Securing Global Transportation Networks

A Total Security Management Approach

Hardcover Published: 23rd October 2006
ISBN: 9780071477512
Number Of Pages: 312

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Viable, value-creating solutions for securing global transportation networks

"Securing Global Transportation Networks" demonstrates how improved security processes can create value across all the business functions throughout an entire value chain. Readers will learn a whole new security management philosophy, as explained through domestic and international examples and case studies ranging from major retailers such as Home Depot to shipping giants such as Maersk and FedEx. This book also looks ahead to future developments and "best practices" for the future. If you're charged with making or evaluating transportation security decisions, you'll find the tools you need to succeed -- and prosper -- with the Total Security Management approach. Explains globalization's impact on transportation networks Creates a framework for realizing a return on security investments by integrating it as a core business process Details how transportation firms, investors, and insurance companies can measure and reward smart security practices that protect a firm's fixed assets, assets in transit, brand equity and goodwill, and human capital

"A must-read approach for creating sustainable value from smart practices." --Michael Cadenazzi, CEO of Continuity Solutions and Founding Member, Washington, DC, Chapter of the Contingency Planning Exchange Contingency Planning Exchange 20080301 "If Securing Global Transportation Networks is your line in the sand, a starting point on the unending path of supply chain risk management, it's a good place to start." Logistics Today 20080301 "Given the possibility of what could happen to your supply chain if you fail to take the steps to mitigate supply chain risk, Securing Global Transportation Networks is a worthwhile and cost-effective investment." Supply Chain Management Review 20080301 Recommended, 'Executive Bookshelf for Disaster-proofing the Supply Chain.' Supply and Demand Chain Executive Journal 20080301

Preface
Introduction
Global Trade and Total Security Management
The Total Security Management Framework
Creating Value: The Case for TSM
The Risk Management Approach to TSM
Securing Fixed Assets
Securing Assets in Transit
Securing Brand Equity and Goodwill
Securing Human Capital
TSM and Business Continuity Planning
The End of the beginning
Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Report Template
Sample Value Chain Security Procedures for Chemical Firms
Seven Signs of Possible Terrorist Activity
Sample Procedures for Handling Suspicious Packages
Total Security Management
Glossary
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ISBN: 9780071477512
ISBN-10: 0071477519
Series: Mechanical Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 23rd October 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1