DFW's international cargo grew 13 percent in 2002, reaching 177,867 U.
DFW's growing International Air Cargo Centre now includes two warehouses with 400,000 square feet of space, and parking for eight widebody freighters.
Inspected suspect cargos
currently account for 2 percent of all imports.
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.