Transportation is the Backbone of the Economy in America

1390 WordsJan 25, 20186 Pages
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Global Supply chain and transportation is a major backbone in the global economy in North America. A secured Supply chain can be referred to as the efforts to enhance the security of the supply chain, transport and logistics system for the world's cargo. There are various threats such as terrorism, piracy, and theft. Railway transportation occupies an important role in the transport system of North America, industries and global trading because the development of trade, industry and commerce depends on this mode .This business report stated the major security programs applied by North America Government to secure supply chain after the attacks of September 11, 2011, which will enhance cooperation among their border officials on security issues relating to industries and global partners. Background Secure supply chain can be defined as the efforts to enhance the security of the supply chain, the transport and logistics system for the world's cargo. It combines the traditional practices of the secure supply chain management with the security requirements driven by threats/attacks such as terrorism, piracy, and theft. (Wikipedia) Today Government, global business partners, industries have recently become aware to the predicament of their supply chains to an ever-increasing range of security breaches and damage that affect global supply chains. Since the terrorist attack on September 9th 2011 security has been the top
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