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 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 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 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 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.
December 27, 2013
The holiday shipping season has historically been one of the most dangerous times for cargo theft. This year, however, the holidays pose an additional risk in that both Christmas Day fell and New Year’s Day will fall in the middle of the week, complicating business schedules and likely leaving more opportunity for shipments to be left unattended or parked in unsecured locations.
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.
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.
September 10, 2013
PeopleNet has partnered with SafeKey in an effort to help customers protect assets and monitor driver well-being. The SafeKey system provides customers with another safety-management tool for safeguarding both drivers and vehicles.
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.
August 22, 2013
The level of cargo thefts from trucking is nearly unchanged over the past three months, but the average value of each theft has risen dramatically, according to FreightWatch International's latest report.
July 21, 2013
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
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.
June 24, 2013
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.
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