Forbes: Today’s air cargo shippers and ports are under more pressure than ever to handle increasing cargo volumes, manage congestion, address changing customer needs and thrive in the midst of intense competition. Threats like the one in Yemen demonstrate that being proactive is key. Shipping service providers face a dynamic security landscape subject to government regulations and an evolving risk environment. They need to proactively improve the level of data they collect at origin and throughout the shipping process. And they need to focus on identity verification as a key first step. 100% screening of air cargo is not an achievable milestone. More efforts should be put towards risk-based targeting for air cargo. Industry bodies must play their role too. They should expedite the creation and adoption of security data standards to help out on this daunting task. And once that data can be made actionable, governments should establish improved information sharing practices to get intelligence to the front lines quickly. Read more!