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Todd Dills

Infographic: The reach of cargo theft

| December 04, 2012

File this one under facts and figures to impress a CB squawker, perhaps: 67 percent of all freight in the U.S., according to Tyco Integrated Security, is moved by truck, but 90 percent of all cargo-theft incidents take place from trucks.

It’s one of several abstracts in the newly released infographic the folks at Tyco Integrated Security put together for purposes of enhancing awareness of the theft problem. Check out the rest of it below.

You can read more about the company’s security solutions here, and find our most recent cargo theft (and other) coverage here.



  1. […] Cargo theft is a very real issue throughout the United States. Just because the trailers of trucks are locked up and drivers rarely venture too far from their vehicles doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. An infographic recently released by Tyco Integrated Security found cargo theft produces an annual loss of $35 billion. […]