Truck News


  • Cargo thefts on decline

    February 5, 2018 10:17AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Cargo thefts were on the decline last year, with CargoNet recording 741 thefts in the U.S. and Canada in 2017 – down from 836 in 2016. And the cargo theft prevention and recovery network is crediting successful

  • Despite drop in thefts, CargoNet advises to be vigilant during US Thanksgiving

    November 18, 2016 5:00PM by Truck West

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Truck and cargo theft during the American Thanksgiving weekend has been on the decline, according to CargoNet. The analytics business examined theft trends during the holiday week from 2012-15 and found that there were 107 cargo

  • Cargo theft a concern during July 4 weekend

    June 29, 2016 2:35PM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – CargoNet has analyzed cargo theft data in Canada and the US from 2012 to 2015 and found that between July 2-9, nonalcoholic beverages, major appliances and copper were some of the more popular targeted items. The

  • More than 880 incidents of cargo theft occurred in 2015: CargoNet

    January 21, 2016 9:22AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – According to the CargoNet Command Center, it received more than 1,500 incidents of cargo theft, commercial vehicle theft, and identity theft of trucking companies in Canada and the US in 2015. Of those, 881 incidents involved

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    Thieves active during Holiday season

    December 21, 2015 4:18PM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Information collected by CargoNet found that there were 112 incidents of stolen freight reported in Canada and the U.S. between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2 from the years 2012 to 2015. The data comes out just

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    Truckers advised to make sure their cargo is safe this U.S. Thanksgiving

    November 18, 2015 2:11PM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Parking lots, warehouses and truck stops were where 60% of reported cargo thefts occurred during previous U.S. Thanksgiving weeks, which has spurred an advisory from CargoNet for truckers to ensure their freight is safe this coming

  • CTA plans closer ties with law enforcement to fight cargo crime

    June 13, 2014 8:01AM by Carolyn Gruske

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) plans to increase its level of co-operation with law enforcement officials in order to combat the problem of cargo theft. Actually, as part of its goal to draw more attention to the