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March 19, 2014

FuelDefend Prevents Fuel Theft, DEF Contamination

TMC, NASHVILLE -- The company known for its diesel particulate filter theft prevention system, FuelDefend USA, now offers two products to protect onboard liquids.

January 31, 2014

Transport Security Provides Enforcer Security Kit

Transport Security Inc. announced an addition to their High Security Lock Product Line for trucking professionals to secure their trucks and trailers from cargo theft. The Enforcer Security Kit provides trucking professionals with the security tools that are needed to secure their trucks and trailers.

November 20, 2013

FreightWatch Advises Caution About Thanksgiving Cargo Thefts

It notes year after year the holiday shipping season shows an increase in cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers.

October 28, 2013

Prevents DPF Theft

Truck diesel particulate filters contain valuable precious metals that are attractive to thieves. FuelDefend USA is now offering a product to help prevent DPF theft.

September 23, 2013

Cargo Thefts Increase in Most Recent Three-Month Period

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.

July 22, 2013

Trucker Admits Beef Theft Was Bull

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.

July 21, 2013

Cargo Theft Incidents Decline While Value Increases

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.

June 24, 2013

Cargo Thefts Decline While Values of Stolen Loads Increase

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.

May 23, 2013

Cargo Thefts Decline in U.S.

The number and value of cargo thefts in the United States declined February through April. according to a report released this week.

May 10, 2013

New Jersey Cargo Theft Bill Signed into Law

On May 9, New Jersey Gov. Christie signed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande and Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible that cracks down on cargo theft in New Jersey. The measure is named the "Lt. Scott Jenkins Law" in memory of a founding member of the State Police Cargo Theft Unit, and is sponsored by 17 other Assembly Republicans.

May 9, 2013

GAO Slams Homeland Security Department Over TWIC Card Readers

A new Government Accountability Office report to Congress has some far from kind words about the Transportation Security Administration and biometric readers used in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, overseen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and coordinated along with the U.S. Coast Guard.

April 3, 2013

Cargo Thefts Decrease In U.S., Mexico Announces Plan To Combat Highway Crime

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.

January 22, 2013

2012 Freight Thefts Remain Near 2011's Record High

A new report from logistics security services provider FreightWatch International shows the total number of cargo thefts in the United States last year was close to the record level set in 2011 -- and one type of theft did set a record

December 20, 2012

Electronics Thefts Lead September-November Cargo Thefts

The average value of stolen freight tracked by FreightWatch spiked 77.6% September through November from the previous three-month period, with high-value electronics bucking an overall trend of fewer thefts

December 18, 2012

CargoNet Offers Cargo Theft Prevention Tips

CargoNet's analysis of historical cargo theft data shows that the rate of cargo theft increases over holiday weekends, so it's offering suggestions for how companies can help prevent theft

September 1, 2007

Security Law Requires Cargo Container Screening and Sealing

A new security law says that by July 2012, all cargo containers destined for the U.S. must be scanned and sealed at a foreign port before being loaded.

July 1, 2006

Teaming Up For Security

The trucking industry and law enforcement combine forces to battle theft and terrorism.

July 1, 2006

Drivers Are Key

If you want your security program to be successful, you need to enlist the aid of your drivers.

July 1, 2006

Are You Prepared For The Worst?

No fleet is immune to security threats, but with thorough planning and by assessing your vulnerabilities, you can reduce the risks.

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