Logistics and Transportation Security: A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience

Maria G. Burns

September 28, 2015 Forthcoming by CRC Press
Reference - 384 Pages - 119 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482253078 - CAT# K23901

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  • Outlines strategic, tactical and operational factors to ensure supply chain and transport security and resilience
  • Provides solutions to maintain resilient, sustainable security protection despite economic and market fluctuations
  • Examines the role and necessary collaboration of the public and private sectors in security investment and the availability of resources
  • Assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of security strategies, policies, and tools at both a national and global level
  • Takes a global approach to transportation and security logistics with many international case examples


In a world increasingly exposed to terrorism, piracy, and the trafficking of humans and narcotics, companies must ensure their supply chains and transportation networks ensure an efficient flow of goods, without compromising security. This new book on logistics and transportation security addresses the many regulatory, political, and technological developments not covered in existing books. Examining sea, land, and air transportation systems and linkages, this book includes coverage of hazardous material handling, securing transportation networks, logistics essentials, supply chain security, risk assessments, the regulatory framework, strategic planning, and innovation through technology.