Using the Internet or any other resource, research and describe at least one recent incident involving damage to a shipment of marine cargo. If you were a shipper, what would you do to protect yourself against such a loss?

Embry LGMT636 Week 3 Discussion

3.3 – Week 3 Discussion

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  1. Using the following link, .transtats.bts.gov/freight.asp”>http://www.transtats.bts.gov/freight.asp (Links to an external site.), did air freight increase or decrease for US carriers as shown from the last two most recent years completed in the Air Cargo Summary Data table? Do you expect that trend to continue? Why or why not?
  2. Using the Internet or any other resource, research and describe at least one recent incident involving damage to a shipment of marine cargo. If you were a shipper, what would you do to protect yourself against such a loss? Be sure to include links to your sources.
  3. Although most people do not think about it, our networks of oil and natural pipelines represent an important national asset. As such, they are also vulnerable to threats from natural and man-made causes. Based on what you are able to find from reliable sources, what can or should the government or private enterprise do to protect these assets? Be sure to cite or include links to your sources.

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