March 19, 2014 - Industry News
A truck driver pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday for his role in a cargo theft ring that included a theft in West Plains, Mo.
Tags: Drivers, Crime & Fraud, Cargo Theft
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
The number of cargo thefts in the United States last year remained the same as it was in 2013, tying the highest level on record, according to a newly released report.
Tags: Freight, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, Crime
March 3, 2014 - Industry News
Three Kansas City, Mo., area men have been convicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to steal nearly $1 million worth of trucks and trailers and their cargo.
Tags: FMCSA, Investigation, Cargo Theft, Crime
December 23, 2013 - Industry News
A total of 222 cargo thefts were recorded in the United States from September through November, according to the logistics security services security provider FreightWatch International, a slight drop from the previous three-month period.
Tags: Freight, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
November 25, 2013 - Industry News
A new report from the logistics security services provider, FreightWatch International, shows it recorded a total of 212 cargo thefts in the United States in August through September, with 76 thefts in August, 84 in September and 52 in October.
November 20, 2013 - Industry News
It notes year after year the holiday shipping season shows an increase in cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers.
Tags: Security, Freight, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
Two defendants pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Federal court in Kansas for their role in a scheme to steal a load of processed beef from a meatpacker in southwest Kansas.
Tags: Kansas, Cargo Theft, Crime
September 23, 2013 - Industry News
A new report shows truck cargo theft during the most recent three-month period increased in the United States, while the value of each incident moved higher by nearly double-digits.
Tags: Security, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
July 22, 2013 - Industry News
Truck driver Artak Medjbarian of Sherman Oaks, Calif., has pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to attempt to steal $163,000 worth of beef products from a Nebraska Beef facility in Omaha.
Tags: Nebraska, Cargo Theft, Security
July 21, 2013 - Industry News
In the second quarter of 2013, the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International recorded a total of 194 thefts in the United States, a 27% increase in value and a 12% decrease in volume from the same time a year ago.
July 2, 2013 - Industry News
With the long Independence Day weekend, the chance of being a victim of a cargo theft increases dramatically. The new hours of service regulations that went into effect this week could make things worse.
Tags: Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, HNI, Hours of Service
June 24, 2013 - Industry News
A new report from logistics security services provider FreightWatch International shows while the number of cargo thefts in the United States fell in the most recent three-month period, the value of the average loss moved higher.
Tags: Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, Security
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
Logistics security services provider FreightWatch International issued two new reports, one showing cargo theft fell in the United State from December 2012 through last February and another about a plan in Mexico to combat crime along its highways, including cargo thefts.
Tags: Security, Mexico, Mexican Trucking, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
March 11, 2013 - Industry News
Six men from northwest Ohio were indicted on a variety of charges related to their roles in a conspiracy to transport semi-trucks, trailers, and cargo stolen in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, said law enforcement officials said.
Tags: Cargo Theft, Truck theft
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