Concepts and technologies to improve multimodal supply chain security

Antti Permala, Anna-Maija Hietajärvi, Johan Scholliers

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    Abstract

    Multimodal supply chains are complex systems, characterised by multiple changes in transport modes and vehicles. This complexity increases the risk of theft, untimely delivery and freight quality deterioration [1]. There is therefore a growing need to manage the security and efficiency of consignments from door to door. Rapid developments in security technologies and solutions are enabling this by opening up new prospects for supply chain security management, while new technologies are enabling improved supply chain risk management against crime and terrorism.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages96-97
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Research Highlights
    Number10
    ISSN2242-1173

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    Permala, A., Hietajärvi, A-M., & Scholliers, J. (2013). Concepts and technologies to improve multimodal supply chain security. In Research highlights in safety and security (pp. 96-97). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Research Highlights, No. 10 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/researchhighlights/2013/R10.pdf