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  • Expert calls for team effort to fight cargo theft

    September 3, 2019 7:49AM by Abdul Latheef

    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. “Working together, we are going to be able to have a

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    Cargo thefts declined in Q1

    April 22, 2019 8:02AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Cargo thefts in the U.S. and Canada declined 22% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from CargoNet. In the quarter, the company recorded 330 supply chain risk intelligence events. Of

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    Meat, trailers among the goods cargo thieves increasingly targeting

    November 20, 2018 8:40AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian cargo thieves are mostly stealing grocery and household items, but meat products are also becoming a primary target, according to a new report from Northbridge Insurance. Mixed load cargo such as grocery and household items topped

  • Quebec police have a beef with bandits

    April 5, 2018 4:13PM by Truck News

    BOUCHERVILLE, Que. – Thieves on Montreal’s south side are throwing a party, and police are seeking the public’s help in tracking them down. The CBC is reporting that about $500,000 worth of beer and Jack’s Links brand dried meat and

  • 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

  • Schneider says it nearly eliminated cargo theft in 2015

    June 28, 2016 8:22PM by Truck West

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider has announced that of the company’s more than three million loads moved last year, 99.999% were theft-free. In an age when cargo thieves have run rampant, Schneider said it has incorporated multiple overlapping elements to

  • 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

  • IBC brings cargo theft reporting program to Western Canada

    December 9, 2015 4:55PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – With cargo theft becoming a national concern, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced the expansion of its reporting program into Western Canada Dec. 8 in Edmonton. “A study by the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) estimates that

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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

  • PMTC expands its education series with Jan. 13 seminar

    November 11, 2015 11:16AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will aim to provide education on Ontario’s safety ratings, mandated periodic inspections and cargo security during its Jan. 13, 2016 seminar in Toronto. Hosted at the Molson Breweries facility

  • A police officer’s view of cargo crime

    May 15, 2015 10:52AM by Carolyn Gruske

    Constable Trevor Archibald, who works as a detective in the Ottawa Police’s auto theft unit, talks about how cargo crime is perceived and what the trucking industry can do to fight back

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    Cargo thefts down, but value of stolen loads up

    March 11, 2015 3:13PM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — CargoNet has reported cargo theft incidents dropped from 1,098 in 2013 to 844 in 2014, however the average load value continues to increase. Last year the average stolen load was worth $181,681, up from $143,957 in