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October 29, 2014

Cargo Thefts Down, Average Loss Skyrockets

“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.

October 20, 2014

U.S., Mexico Sign Agreement Streamlining Freight Movements

A new agreement between the U.S. and Mexico allows stronger collaboration between CBP's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program, commonly known as C-TPAT, and Mexico’s equivalent, to streamline the flow of goods between the two countries.

October 17, 2014

Kenworth Anti-Theft Available on T680 and T880

Kenworth is offering its passcode protected anti-theft system for the T680 and T880 trucks.

September 25, 2014

Peterbilt Trucks with Anti-Theft System Need a Code to Start

Peterbilt’s new anti-theft system for Model 579 and 567 trucks uses a passcode to protect vehicles from being stolen.

September 25, 2014

Cargo Thefts, Average Value Decline in Latest Three-Month Period

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

Truck Cargo Thefts, Average Value Fall in May Through July

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

Report Highlights Problem of Illinois Truck Cargo Thefts

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

Truck Cargo Theft Incidents Decline, Average Value Increases

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

Labor Day Holiday Traffic Expected to be Greatest Since 2008

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 2, 2014

Independence Day Weekend Spells Opportunity for Cargo Thieves

FreightWatch International is recommending keeping a close eye on your freight this weekend to avoid cargo theft.

June 16, 2014

Truck Cargo Thefts Drop 11% March Through May, Average Loss Jumps

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

Truck Cargo Thefts Drop, Value of Heists Jumps

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

Increased Cargo Thefts, Traffic, Highway Deaths Come with Memorial Day Holiday

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 6, 2014

One Kingpin Locked, Another Bare in North Carolina

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.

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.

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