Chain of Custody

A documented trail that shows the transfer of physical evidence or cargo from one person or entity to another, ensuring accountability and security.

Container Freight Station (CFS)

A facility where cargo is consolidated, deconsolidated, or otherwise prepared for transportation in containers. Security measures are enforced to prevent unauthorized access and tampering.

Container Inspection Protocol

A systematic set of guidelines and procedures for inspecting containers to ensure compliance with weight limits, security regulations, and proper cargo stowage.

Container Scanning

The process of using X-ray or gamma-ray imaging technology to inspect the contents of containers non-intrusively. This helps detect hidden contraband, hazardous materials, and security risks.