cargo theft

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 ...

FreightWatch: Cargo theft rose in 2010

| January 19, 2011

Cargo theft industrywide rose by 4.1 percent in 2010 to an average of 75 cargo theft incidents per month, the most ever recorded.

Combating cargo theft: An interview with Schneider security director Walt Fountain

| November 26, 2010

When I visited Schneider National’s Green Bay, Wis., headquarters in June for the carrier’s 75th-anniversary celebration, I got an up-close look at one of many efforts the company’s put in place over the years to ...

Security service package

| September 21, 2010

Owner-operators can purchase a security package that includes cargo theft deterrence and advanced analytic functions to recover stolen freight in a nationally coordinated data-sharing system that delivers cargo theft information among theft victims, their insurers ...

The case against locking the trailer; Sioux City salute

| September 20, 2010

Cargo theft is on the rise, we report this month in Truckers News, and truckers using rear adjustable bar locks on their vans may be an ever-more-frequent reality. But for every argument there's an at ...

Stand-up treadmill desk begs question…; cargo theft connection to Jason’s Law?

| September 02, 2010

In the P.R. copy blasted out with announcements about the new TrekDesk Treadmill Desk, the company talks about the dangers of the "sedentary lifestyle," noting studies of various characters that have probed "rising obesity rates ...

Reporting cargo theft — balancing act in more ways than one…

| August 30, 2010

Tune in Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern for the Truth About Trucking online radio program with host Allen Smith. My fellow Truckers News/Overdrive Senior Editor Max Kvidera and I will be guests on the subject of ...

Editors to discuss cargo theft

| August 25, 2010

Truckers News editors will talk on Allen Smith’s “Truck About Trucking” show online Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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