Better, faster, smarter

Saccomano, Ann
February 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/3/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p32
Focuses on Smart and Secure Tradelines (SST), a pilot container tracking program of the Strategic Council on Security Technology. Concept behind the pilot program; Benefits offered by the SST to port operations and security; Examples of organizations that have participated in the SST program.


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