A new line of devices aims to put a lock down on cargo theft.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Carrier Transicold is offering a new line of industrial-strength cargo security devices to provide fleets and owner/operators a first line of defense against theft.
Each of the four locking systems the Sealock; the Enforcer adjustable lock, the Enforcer Air Cuff lock and the Enforcer king pin lock is designed to deter thieves in a different way.
Seventy percent of goods in the US are moved by truck, and the economic impact of cargo theft in the US alone has been estimated in the tens of billions of dollars annually, said Ralph Bott, general manager of Carrier Transicolds Performance Parts Group. In addition to lost cargo, costs include equipment downtime, time spent handling claims and increased insurance, all of which can significantly affect profitability.
The Sealock is a single-use device aimed at making any truck or trailer virtually tamper-proof. Designed to both lock and seal, it is compliant with the voluntary industry-government Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism from the US Department of Homeland Security.
The Enforcer adjustable lock is a reusable lock made of chrome-plated steel with a cast iron locking component. It fits around trailer keeper bars and can be adjusted in half-inch increments to provide a tight fit. The unique design conceals the shackle of its ABLOY high-security padlock, protecting it from physical attack.
The Enforcer Air Cuff lock is designed to completely encase the air valves in the tractor cab, preventing truck and trailer brakes from being released. The portable device is made with impact-resistant material and includes a keyed ABLOY lock cylinder.
The Enforcer king pin lock provides security for dropped trailers by preventing unauthorized hook-ups. This lock is made of a cast iron steel alloy to resist physical attacks from bolt cutters, sledgehammers or crowbars; and includes a keyed ABLOY lock cylinder.
The Enforcer locks can be keyed differently, keyed alike or keyed to a master system, providing flexibility.
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