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.

Container Security Device (CSD)

An electronic device integrated into containers to monitor and transmit information about location, status, and security breaches in real time.