Securing Global Transportation Networks: A Total Security Management Approach

Hardcover | October 23, 2006

byLuke Ritter, J. Barrett, Rosalyn Wilson

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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

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Viable, value-creating solutions for securing global transportation networksSecuring 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 domest...

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Viable, value-creating solutions for securing global transportation networksSecuring 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 domest...

Luke Ritter is principal, global trade security for Ridge Global LLC, a firm founded by Tom Ridge, the First U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security. He is a specialist in commercial and military transportation operations and logistics, and was formerly the founder and CEO of Trident Global Partners, a nationally recognized transportation...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.1 × 6.2 × 1.07 inPublished:October 23, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071477519

ISBN - 13:9780071477512

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1: Global Trade and Total Security Management
Chapter 2: The Total Security Management Framework
Chapter 3: Creating Value: The Case for TSM
Chapter 4: The Risk Management Approach to TSM
Chapter 5: Securing Fixed Assets
Chapter 6: Securing Assets in Transit
Chapter 7: Securing Brand Equity and Goodwill
Chapter 8: Securing Human Capital
Chapter 9: TSM and Business Continuity Planning
Chapter 10: The End of the beginning
Appendix A: Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Report Template
Appendix B: Sample Value Chain Security Procedures for Chemical Firms
Appendix C: Seven Signs of Possible Terrorist Activity
Appendix D: Sample Procedures for Handling Suspicious Packages
Appendix E: Total Security Management Glossary

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"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