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 2, 2014
FreightWatch International is recommending keeping a close eye on your freight this weekend to avoid cargo theft.
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 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.
March 19, 2014
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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