cargo theft

Cargo theft hits record

| January 20, 2012

FreightWatch said 974 cargo theft incidents were recorded last year, with an average value of $319,000 per theft incident.

Stolen cargo recovered in LA

Jill Dunn | November 07, 2011

Detectives discovered a warehouse containing stolen cargo of consumer goods in the San Fernando Valley.

Crime against truckers

| May 16, 2011

Crime on the road is always a serious topic, and it’s been getting a lot of discussion lately. Here's where to read more about it.

Thieves pose as carriers to pick up freight

| April 29, 2011

Fraudulent pickups of freight are increasing in California and other states.

The great tomato heist — Cargo thieves still operating in plain sight

| April 25, 2011

I missed this report from the New York Times a week and a half back, about a sophisticated cargo-theft ring operating a seemingly legitimate trucking company in Florida, with a twist. The freight targeted wasn't ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

A live necklace, a chance to win a flatbed, a heroic trucker, striking truck drivers in South Africa and record cargo theft are among the trucking issues featured.

Cargo theft increasing

| February 22, 2011

FreightWatch reported the volume of cargo theft grew throughout the western hemisphere.

700,000 prophylactics yanked from cargo container

| February 09, 2011

You just can't discount the humor in some cargo thefts -- long as, of course, it's not your load getting boosted. While in the cases of the zoo-bound camels and tiger heisted in Quebec or ...

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