Cargo Theft Prevention covers security guidelines needed to assist the transportation industry in combating the serious increases in cargo theft. The loss is rising steadily every year and currently is estimated to be $15 billion annually in the United States alone. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive, yet broad-based reference to transportation security, starting with an explanation of the basic framework of cargo security. Topics covered include airline, railroad, and seaport security; satellite tracking; cargo seals, and more. Also provided is a detailed description on how to develop a cargo security plan and how to conduct facility audits.