Toronto luncheon to discuss cargo theft, fraud

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TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Trucking Association is giving people the chance to take a bite out of crime while enjoying an afternoon bite.

A March 29 luncheon discussion about cargo theft and fraud will feature a panel that includes Constable Patrick Lynch from Peel Regional Police’s Commercial Auto Crime Bureau; Kendra Emmett from Northbridge Financial Corporation; and Andrew Ross of UCIT Online Security.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stolen Loads – who and what is being targeted
  • Internal Connections to theft, what you can do to protect yourself
  • Deficiencies in Trucking Security
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada National Theft Program Findings and Statistics
  • Thefts – What is their impact on your loss runs
  • How to leverage ever changing technology to better manage the flow of traffic through your logistics yard/compound(s)
  • Benefits and cost savings that surround the automation of remote gate control
  • What are advanced video analytics and how do they apply to the logistics world?
  • What is Live Video Monitoring and how can it help protect outdoor company assets?

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John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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