CARGO SECURITY - 'A NATIONAL CRISIS'
Pilferage and thefts of cargo in the transportation system has been on the increase since 1967 with losses in 1970 of $1.47 billion. The paper examines the causes for these thefts, possible impacts of these thefts on the economy and national security; actions taken by the Federal Government and industry. Information was obtained from the record of Hearings before the Select Committee on Small Business, the Committee on Commerce U.S. Senate, Government Agencies, and the Transportation Industry. (Modified author abstract)
U.S. Army War CollegeCarlisle Barracks
Carlisle, PA United States 17013
- HONOR, E
- Publication Date: 1972-2-28
- Pagination: 41 p.
- TRT Terms: Air traffic; Commodities; Costs; Economics; Freight and passenger traffic; Freight security; Freight transportation; Industries; Prevention; Railroads; Reviews; Safety; Security; Shipping; Statistics; Theft; Transportation; Trucks
- Uncontrolled Terms: Transportation costs
- Old TRIS Terms: A; Pilferage prevention
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Economics; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00051183
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 28 1974 12:00AM