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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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Are You Evaluating Nearshoring for your Supply Chain

Nearshoring is a business tactic where a company relocates some of its operations to a neighboring country. This decision is often driven by factors like lower labor expenses, simplified logistics, and closer proximity. Nearshoring offers advantages over offshoring, such as easier communication, similar time zones, cultural similarities, and reduced travel costs.

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Comprehensive Physical Security Audit for Trucks and Trailers

A physical security audit is a comprehensive assessment of your fleet's truck and trailer locks. Typically, this assessment measures current physical security selections against the industry best practices and standards.

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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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Now Available: Super Weather Resitant Padlocks from ABLOY®

The SUPER WEATHER PROOF (SWP) padlock range from ABLOY® is now available from Transport Security. The locks are designed for use where padlocks must resist extreme cold and excessive amounts of dirt.

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5 Critical Checks to Harden Your Supply Chain This Holiday Season

The holidays are particularly high risk for distributors, manufacturers, shippers and logistics companies. Warehouses and distribution centers tend to have fewer staff onsite and trailers are more often left unattended. Volume also picks up for the season and thieves may steal products they can easily sell to holiday buyers on the black market. Check these five critical areas now to be sure your organization is prepared this year for the ever-present threat of cargo theft.

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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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What's Driving the Surge in Cargo Theft?

Cargo theft bounced from “High” to “Extreme” on CargoNet’s Cargo Theft Threat Level indicator at the end of 2022. So far in 2023 it has stayed in the “High” or “Extreme” category. What’s driving the surge in cargo theft?

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