cargo theft

Cargo theft frequency up in 3Q, value per load down

| October 23, 2013

Loads of food, electronics and appliances remain hot. Theft of trailer and theft from trailer remain the most common form of thefts.

Cargo theft incidents, value jump in rolling three-month period

| September 24, 2013

The total number of cargo thefts between June and August rose 5 percent to 202, while the value per load lost increased 9 percent to $166,454.

Hijacked! What to do when your rig’s been taken over

| August 01, 2013

A crazed bandit has you at bay and has your rig under his control. What should you do? Here are some pointers.

Cargo thefts fall, but value increases

| July 22, 2013

194 thefts were reported in the second quarter of 2013 — a 12 percent decline from the same quarter in 2012, but the average loss value rose 27 percent to more than $165,00.

188 cargo thefts recorded in first quarter of 2013

| April 26, 2013

In the quarter, 188 thefts were recorded, with an average loss value of $141,266 per load stolen.

Number of cargo thefts falls 20 percent in early 2013

| April 03, 2013

In December, February and January, a total of 199 cargo thefts occurred, according to FreightWatch International.

Cargo theft numbers fall in 2012

| January 27, 2013

As fleets, owners and drivers have responded to cargo theft's rise in recent years with more security and watch, cargo thefts in 2012 dropped in 2011, thought just slightly.

Infographic: The reach of cargo theft

| December 04, 2012

The problem of cargo theft has not improved much, if at all, in years now. Tyco Integrated Securities' 2012 cargo theft infographic illustrates the problem.

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