FreightWatch International

Cargo theft historically higher during holiday season, FreightWatch says

With both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day occurring on Sunday this year, FWI says many receiving facilities’ schedules will be adjusted, leaving more opportunity for freight to be parked for extra time.

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FreightWatch: Be wary of cargo theft during Thanksgiving week

Shipments of electronics and clothing and shoes are the most-targeted during the Thanksgiving period, the firm says.

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FreightWatch: Cargo theft instances climb from same period in 2015

During the third quarter, FreightWatch saw 77 cargo thefts in July, 66 in August and 50 in September.

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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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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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