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Pending cargo theft bills will impose harsher penalties for crimes New cargo theft bills have been proposed in Mississippi and New Mexico to deter thieves from stealing container, rail, and truck freight with more severe penalties and fines. Cargo theft is a major concern within the logistics industry, as the total cost of stolen goods …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

Cargo theft reporting during January 25-31 was down significantly from the week prior After last week’s record high numbers for 2017, which saw documented thefts rise to almost three times more than the week before, cargo theft plummeted by eleven incidents.  Only seven events occurred this week, and all of the thefts happened over the …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

Cargo theft reporting reveals the most incidents recorded in 2017 This week in cargo theft reporting produced the highest number of events to date in the new year.  At least two thefts occurred per day, with the majority happening on Sunday the 22nd and Monday the 23rd. Eighteen incidents were recorded from January 18-24, up …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

Texas reports most incidents in January 11-17 cargo theft report Seven incidents were recorded in the January 11-17 cargo theft report, down two from the week prior.  Four additional events from 1/3-1/10 were received this week by CargoNet, the industry leader in cargo theft prevention and recovery. This week Texas took back the top cargo …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

California reports most incidents in January 4-10 cargo theft report Nine incidents were recorded in the January 4-10 cargo theft report, four more than the week prior.  Five additional cargo theft incidents from 12/27-1/3 were received this week by CargoNet. For the second week in a row, California was the country’s cargo theft hot spot …

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High Targeted Valuable Cargo

High Targeted Valuable Cargo Should Never Be Shipped By Standard Carrier In 2015, more than two freight thefts a day, with an average value of $184,000 occurred in the United States, according to FreightWatch International.  The threat of cargo theft in 2016 is projected to increase.  Cargo thieves tactics to avoid detection by law enforcement …

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