TORONTO, Ont. – An insurance claims investigations expert is calling for a coordinated effort by all stakeholders to stamp out the rising cargo theft bleeding the Canadian trucking industry. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE
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Transport Security, Inc.
Transport Security, Inc. Joins CargoNet Program
Bringing proven cargo solutions to CargoNet community.
(Waconia, MN – May XX, 2019) Transport Security, Inc. announced today that they have joined CargoNet due to the organizations’ shared commitment to preventing cargo theft.
Security within the transportation and shipping industry has changed substantially in recent years due to the increased risks in theft. In the United States alone, cargo theft accounts for billions of dollars of annual losses. Transport Security aligns with organizations like CargoNet to stay up to date on industry news in order to provide customers with proven cargo solutions.
“We see our membership in CargoNet as a valuable tool to align with like minded organizations and to bring our unique security solutions to other members,” said Nick Erdmann, Business Development Manager at Transport Security, Inc. “Transport Security provides end-to-end security solutions for the entire trailer and container, including roll-up doors, king pins, air cuff locks, seal guard locks (to protect food, safety, and security), GPS tracking devices, and seals.”
“It is logical to align ourselves with Transport Security as we are continually looking to strengthen our industry alliances. said CargoNet General Manager Ryan Shepherd “From protecting assets to identifying cargo theft risk by route via data analytics, we share the same passion when it comes to a multi layered approach in cargo security. We appreciate their support of the CargoNet program and look forward to the collaboration.”
Transport Security, Inc. - ENFORCER® is a leader in cargo security solutions. For over 40 years, Transport Security has been the chosen security partner for thousands of companies and fleets throughout the world. We provide high security solutions for the trucking, supply chain, portable storage and retail sectors. The ENFORCER line of high security trailer and container locks, truck locks, C-TPAT security seals, and covert GPS tracking technologies set the standard for the industry.
Transport Security Inc.
820 South Pine Street
Waconia, Minnesota 55387
by Peter Buxbaum Feb 11, 2019 | Published in Issue 682
Pallets more likely to be stolen than entire truckloads
The image of tough guys hijacking truckloads of goods is a familiar one to fans of gangster movies. While trucks are the victims of most cargo thefts globally—75% of them, according to one report—these incidents increasingly do not involve the theft of the entire tractor-trailer.
Instead, cargo theft is increasingly characterized by pilfering: lifting a few boxes or a few pallets of products while a truck is parked at a stop. This tactic makes the job much easier for thieves, on several levels—they don’t have to hide the truck, for example—while making things more difficult for carriers, cargo owners, and law enforcement.
Even when thieves purloin an entire truckload, they are more likely to....(Read entire article here)
Members of a theft ring based out of Kentucky spent years stealing millions worth of cargo from tractor trailers traveling along the interstate, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read Full Story Here.
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The methods may change but the adage remains true, Freight at rest is freight at risk.
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The trucks were about 90% full, with contents ranging from toys and refrigerators to washing machines and furniture
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