cargo security

Security firm thwarts cargo theft

A covert tracking device embedded in pill bottles recently thwarted an attempt to steal pharmaceutical cargo and led to both full recovery of the products and an arrest, security solutions provider FreightWatch International announced. The Austin, Texas-based firm says that the security device, the Geo F1 Tracker, is slightly longer than a large paperclip and has real-time capability with web-based monitoring. The tracker, powered by Qualcomm’s inGeo platform, is the smallest wireless covert tracking device available ...

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FreightWatch launches new security program

FreightWatch International, a logistics security solutions provider, announced the launch of its Authorized Intelligence Partnership Program. The program provides members the ability to use FreightWatch intelligence throughout their business units and for communications with vendors, partners and customers. “The key to a secured supply chain is awareness about the environmental risks and implementing a layered security approach,” said Ron Greene, general manager of FreightWatch International USA, based in Austin, Texas. “This program provides organizations with a ...

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