For shippers and their customers, there exists broad responsibilities and security principles that apply throughout the life cycle of a shipment of goods.

These responsibilities apply equally to times before, during and after having custody of the goods.

Security seals are an integral part of the chain of custody, and a comprehensive brand protection program.

The principal goals and responsibilities throughout the life cycle of a shipment of goods include:

• Protecting the physical goods from tampering, theft, and damage.
• Collecting and sharing appropriate information securely, timely and accurately
• Protecting the products and information related to the products from unauthorized access and tampering.