10 May Operation Safe Commerce
Operation Safe Commerce
Operation Safe Commerce Analysis Arrives in Port.
The Department of Homeland Security and the Bush Administration funded a $28 million dollar grant to over fifteen companies to try innovative security solutions and allow TSA to analyze their supply chains into the U.S. DHS Secretary Tom Ridge said, “Operation Safe Commerce is about building on our capabilities and strengthening each layer of defense. This program provides the resources to find innovative new ways for ports to track and protect cargo entering the U.S. from all over the world”. Companies participating with the Port of New York—New Jersey by submitting their supply chain’s security solutions included Boeing, Parsons Brinkerhoff, SPC, Innolog, Unisys Karachi, Sara Lee Coffee and Tea Foodservice, L.L. Bean, Atlantic USA, and Unisys Santos, with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Bearing Point managing the project.
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