Tag: cargo theft

General Merchandise Shippers Watch Out!

Way back in 2014, I wrote a piece called *‘Stealing less and enjoying it more’. In short, the article cited an 11% volume drop in thefts March 2014 through May 2014 in the USA. Although despite the drop in incidents, the value of goods stolen jumped a whopping 89% per theft. The ‘value-versus incident number… Read More

The Rising Problem Of Cargo Theft

Although not commonly made to be public knowledge, cargo theft is becoming a real problem in our country. Cargo shipments produce millions of dollars each year and all too often, the goods being transported by cargo are becoming victim of theft.  Cargo theft is characterized by goods being stolen during transport, which is any point… Read More

Watch Out for Carrier Impersonators, Identity Parasites who Steal Cargo

When you hear or read the phrase “cargo theft”, you likely picture a twenties-styled heist, or maybe a sneaky rogue who lifts a few packages in the night. While these things happen, they’re less common than obvious full-truckload theft, which is where you should focus your attention. Few people realize how unfortunate and ubiquitous full-truckload… Read More