FreightWatch International

Be wary of cargo theft when traveling through Los Angeles

The average loss value for cargo thefts in the greater Los Angeles area is 32 percent higher than the national average, according to FreightWatch.

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FreightWatch, CargoNet issue Labor Day cargo theft warnings

According to FreightWatch, 89 percent of cargo thefts that took place on Labor Day weekend in 2015 happened in California, Texas, Florida and Georgia. CargoNet lists the same four states and adds New Jersey as the most-targeted states during recent Labor Day weekends.

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FreightWatch: Second quarter cargo theft incidents, values fall

FreightWatch found an average loss value of $154,184 in the 166 thefts, which is a 16 percent decrease in value from 2015’s second quarter.

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Cargo theft warnings issued for Labor Day weekend

The threat for cargo theft is greater than normal this weekend, cargo theft prevention firms warn.

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LogBook

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

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Cargo thefts reported at Miami airport

Cargo worth an estimated $3 million has been stolen in the last month at the airport, FreightWatch said.

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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Cargo theft hits record

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

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Thieves pose as carriers to pick up freight

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

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Roadside Attractions

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.

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