March 5, 2015
Three days after nearly $5 million in gold was stolen from a truck along I-95 in North Carolina, authorities say they're suspicious it was an inside job, although the two guards involved are not currently suspects.
February 16, 2015
Over the past several weeks, the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International has received reports of over 40 pilferage events at truckstops and highway pull-offs in one state.
January 28, 2015
The owner of a trucking company received the maximum sentence possible by a federal court in Missouri after pleading guilty last year for his role in a cargo theft scheme.
January 13, 2015
During the three-month period the cargo recovery service recorded 181 thefts, with 81 in October, 60 in November, and 40 in December.
January 8, 2015
The advent of the "Internet of Things" concept in trucks helps fleets improve security for vehicles, drivers and cargo, with smart devices, locks and sensors that do their work in the background.
December 19, 2014
The holiday shipping season is historically one of the most dangerous times for cargo theft, according to the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International.
December 9, 2014
A Kansas City, Missouri truck driver was sentenced in federal court on Monday for his role in a 14-year-long conspiracy to steal more than $1 million worth of trucks and trailers and their cargo.
November 21, 2014
A new white paper from the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International reports last year truck cargo theft activity spiked in the final quarter of the year, with a total of 242 reported incidents.
November 20, 2014
Logistics security services provider FreightWatch International reports it has notice an unusually high rate of violations of best practices by carriers for in-transit cargo security this quarter.
November 4, 2014
Washington State saw a record-breaking number of cargo thefts in the third quarter of the year, along with a new tactics on the part of thieves that could signal a likelihood of further thefts.
October 29, 2014
“The average loss-value ceiling continues to rise and illustrates that organized cargo thieves continue to aggressively target high value freight,” FreightWatch said in its report.
September 25, 2014
The logistics security services provider says it recorded a total of 182 thefts in the U.S. during June through August, with 53 thefts in June, 69 in July, and 60 in August.
September 11, 2014
In this rolling quarter FreightWatch recorded a total of 179 thefts in the United States, with 66 thefts in May, 53 in June and 60 in July.
September 4, 2014
Illinois, and more specifically, the Chicago area, just won’t turn loose of its reputation for being one of the truck cargo theft crime capitals in the U.S., according to a new report.
September 2, 2014
Logistics security services provider FreightWatch International said in the second quarter of 2014, it recorded 185 truck cargo thefts in the U.S., down 4.9% from the same time a year earlier.
August 28, 2014
Nearly 35 million million Americans are expected to journey 50 miles or more from home Thursday through Monday, a 1.3% percent increase over 2013.
July 29, 2014
FreightWatch International is warning that we may be seeing a new trend of cargo thieves attempting to use jamming devices to defeat tracking devices.
July 15, 2014
A Memphis, Tenn., business owner pleaded guilty in federal court in Springfield, Mo. on Monday to his role in a cargo theft scheme that included a theft in West Plains, Mo.
July 2, 2014
FreightWatch International is recommending keeping a close eye on your freight this weekend to avoid cargo theft.
June 23, 2014
Effective July 1, offenders who steal cargo from trucks loaded with controlled substances, or pharmaceuticals, valued at less than $10,000 would face fines up to $100,000 and/or up to 10 years in prison
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