Why Cybersecurity is Important to Your Supply Chain

Posted by PLS Logistics October 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM

As digitalization takes over the world, there is a raging demand for transferring loads of data to cloud storage. The transportation industry is no exception, considering the exponential growth of the e-commerce sector. Logistics companies and businesses are constantly working to stay ahead of new industry trends and technology but may often overlook one important aspect that is becoming a crucial part of the logistics industry – cybersecurity. ­

The consequences of cyber attacks on a business can be devastating: taking data into hostage for a money refund, digital infections that can immediately destroy all information, breaking the supply chain and causing money loss. Many logistics companies should consider shifting their focus towards data security to provide their customers with the safest transportation solution.

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How to Stop Cargo Theft

Posted by PLS Logistics July 20, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Cargo theft ratio has been steadily rising year over year. As we come up with better practices to keep our freight safe, fraudulent activity evolves simultaneously and becomes more and more sophisticated. It’s crucial to be aware of the potential risks and take all the precautions possible.

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More Connected Devices Creating Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

Posted by PLS Logistics July 27, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Cyber-attacks are an increasing threat in the transportation and logistics industry. Transportation and logistics are integral to the world’s economy, and therefore, a valued target for hackers.

According to the US Department of Home Security, the threat of cyber-attacks is very real. Companies who manufacture, transport and facilitate goods have been using connected devices in order to collect data for IoT initiatives, but unbeknownst to them, this technology is giving hackers easy access to company systems and information.

Collecting and analyzing big data has become an important supply chain strategy. Now, it’s also increasingly important to protect the systems generating sensitive information.

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