Cargo Security

Key Questions Shippers Should Ask Carriers About Security

Protecting cargo is crucial for both shippers and carriers. As a shipper entrusting your goods to a truck carrier, it's important to inquire about their security measures to safeguard your shipments against theft and loss. Here are key questions to ask your carrier regarding security.

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5 Cargo Security Upgrades

CargoNet has recorded a 59% increase in theft events across the United States and Canada in the third quarter of 2023 when compared to the third quarter of 2022. Fleets are on high alert and tired of dealing with the aftermath of cargo theft. Be proactive with these 5 upgrades to cargo security.

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What are the true Financial Costs of Cargo Loss

If a trailer is stolen or tampered with, the cost of missing goods can be very high. To calculate the full cost of cargo loss, supply chain managers have to consider more than just the loss of the missing goods. Cost of stolen or damaged equipment, insurance claims and premiums, expedited freight costs and reputation risk must also be included.

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Is Your Fleet A Target For Cargo Theft?

Cargo thieves are always searching for their next target. They are looking for what they can easily get and sell quickly. Fleets can help take the target off their trucks by being security minded and knowledgeable about commodities and locations thieves are attacking. Your answers to the following questions can help you determine the threat level your fleet may be at for targeted theft.

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