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Cargo theft warning: West Coast port backlog ripe for cargo thieves, FreightWatch says

| February 27, 2015

“As the massive backlog of cargo begins to release into the supply chain, the frenetic situation will be rife with opportunity for cargo criminals,” FreightWatch said in its warning.

Cargo theft warning: Thieves breaking into trailers at truck stops, ‘pilfering’ contents

| February 17, 2015

Cargo thieves have been breaking seals on trailers, opening the trailer doors to check contents, deciding whether the goods are valuable and targeting items “easily fenced,” FreightWatch says.

Drivers urged to guard cargo over holiday weekend

| August 31, 2011

Drivers should be aware of increased cargo theft especially at terminals and drop yards during Labor Day weekend, says Dan Burges of security provider FreightWatch International. Cargo theft rates rise an average of 28 percent over ...

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.

FreightWatch launches new security program

| March 02, 2010

FreightWatch International, a logistics security solutions provider, announced the launch of its Authorized Intelligence Partnership Program. The program provides members the ability to use FreightWatch intelligence throughout their business units and for communications with vendors, ...

FreightWatch offers information sharing program

| March 01, 2010

The program provides its members the ability to use FreightWatch intelligence throughout their business units.

Cargo theft increases 12% in 2009

| February 03, 2010

FreightWatch International announced in its 2009 Annual Cargo Theft Report that cargo theft industrywide rose by 12 percent in 2009 to an average of 72 cargo theft incidents per month, the most ever recorded. Electronics, the ...

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