DFW's growing International Air Cargo
Centre now includes two warehouses with 400,000 square feet of space, and parking for eight widebody freighters.
Congress is expected this week to take up The Maritime Transportation Anti-Terrorism Act of 2002, a House bill that would take primary cargo
inspection duties away from the Treasury Department's Customs Service by June 30, 2003, and put the Department of Transportation's new Transportation Security Administration in charge of port security.
The option is now available for the following carriers : Air Berlin, Air Canada Cargo
, Air France, Airbridge Cargo
, American Airlines Cargo
, Asiana Airlines Cargo
and Qatar Airlines Cargo
, Atlas Air, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific Cargo
, China Southern Cargo
, Delta Cargo
, Emirates Cargo
, Ethiopian Cargo, Finnair Cargo, Iberia Cargo, Japan Airlines, KLM Cargo, Korean Airlines, Leisure Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, Nippon Cargo, Polar Air, Polish Airlines, Royal Air Morocco, Saudia Cargo, Singapore Airlines, South African Cargo, Swiss Cargo, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines
Scott is also well-known as Chairman of the International Cargo
Security Council (ICSC), an influential 1,200-member association of cargo
transportation and security professionals dedicated to the safe and secure movement of global commerce.
The International Cargo
Security Council, based in Annapolis, MD, is a professional association of nearly 1,200 cargo
transportation and security professionals representing the entire spectrum of cargo
security: air, truck/rail, maritime, and inter-modal.
The culmination of a year-long initiative to expand a certification program for cargo
-security professionals from the entire transportation spectrum was unveiled today by the chairman of the National Cargo
Security Council, David Jones, CPP, Corporate VP-Security & Loss Prevention for Tommy Hilfiger, USA Inc.
Security Council has organized its first-ever Cargo
Security Technology Seminar in which two-dozen security experts will share the latest technology to outwit cargo
thieves and terrorists.
of Government and Industry in Combating Terrorist Attacks on Cargo
Other headliners at the conference, which focuses on the theme, "Development of an Action Plan for Cargo
Security and Anti-Terrorism," includes executives and national logistics security authorities from Federal Express, Target Corporation, Panasonic, Pinkerton's, Hasbro, Lockheed-Martin, Woolworths-UK, Chubb, KLM, Southwest Airlines, the FBI and the Strategic Council on Security Technology.
Helen Bentley is a major force in America in the fight against cargo
crime, an $18-billion a year business," said NCSC Executive Director Joe Baker.
logistics industry for her long-time commitment to cargo
security, and especially her recent influence in shaping key sections of the recently enacted Seaport Security Bill.
Ralph Sheridan commented today, "Global cargo
crime represents a $400 billion economic problem consisting of drug and weapons smuggling, cargo
theft, trade fraud, cigarette and alcohol smuggling and illegal immigration.