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
June 16, 2014
The number of truck cargo theft has declined but the value of each heist has increased dramatically, according to a new report from the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International.
June 13, 2014
The trucking company Schneider has reported its seventh consecutive year of declining cargo thefts and a 20% decline in truckload thefts, well ahead of the industry average.
June 9, 2014
The number of truck cargo thefts in the U.S. decreased by 25% February through April, but the average loss value increased 98%, according to a new report from the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International.
May 23, 2014
AAA projects 36.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 1.5% increase from last year, with more than eight in 10 driving to their destinations.
May 20, 2014
Crime-prevention companies CargoNet and LoJack/SC-integrity have formed an alliance to provide supply chain security risk and performance analysis services through a data collection and analytics platform.
May 6, 2014
This intelligently locked reefer trailer was parked in a small truckstop in western North Carolina. Three slots away was a loaded flatbed with its kingpin bare, just waiting to be swiped.
May 5, 2014
In the first quarter of 2014 a total of 206 full-truckload cargo theft incidents in the United States were recorded, according to a new report from logistics security services provider FreightWatch International.
March 19, 2014
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.
March 5, 2014
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.
March 3, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
Trial is set for Feb. 18 in Kansas City, Mo. federal court for a group of people charged for their roles in a conspiracy to steal nearly $1 million worth of trucks and trailers along with their cargo.
December 23, 2013
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.
November 25, 2013
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
It notes year after year the holiday shipping season shows an increase in cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers.
November 5, 2013
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.
October 23, 2013
The logistics security services company, FreightWatch International, reports in the third quarter of the year it recorded a total of 231 thefts in the United States, the same amount as a year ago, but the value of each theft averaged less.
September 23, 2013
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.
August 29, 2013
Holiday weekends notoriously show an increase in cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers. Historically, FreightWatch has recorded high theft levels, including pharmaceuticals, electronics and several $1 million-plus valued thefts over Labor Day Weekend.
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